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Nursing Facilities (Provider Page)

A Long Term Care Facility’s design and function is to meet the health needs of two or more elderly or disabled individuals who, at a minimum, require inpatient care and services, for twenty-four or more consecutive hours. 

Inpatient care is necessary for unstable or chronic health problems requiring:

  • Daily professional nursing supervision and licensed nursing care
  • Restorative care
  • Rehabilitative care
  • Assistance in meeting daily living needs 

Medical supervision is necessary on a regular, but not daily, basis.

Payment Source Types:

  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) - Medicare-only and private pay
  • Nursing Facility (NF) - Medicaid-only and private pay
  • Skilled Nursing Facility & Nursing Facility (SNF/NF) - Both Medicare & Medicaid and private pay

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Bureau of Facility Standards
PO Box 83720
Boise ID 83720-0009
Physical Address:
3232 Elder St
Boise ID 83705
Office Phone:
(208) 334-6626 then Option 2
Office Fax:
(208) 364-1888
Long Term Care Abuse Hotline:
(208) 364-1899
MDS Help Desk:
(800) 263-5339 or (208) 378-5898