Certificate of Need

Certificate of Need shall mean a written authorization by the department for a person to implement the project under review. Activities requiring a certificate of need include the initial establishment, increase, relocation or conversion of long-term care beds or rehabilitation beds. Currently there is a moratorium on both long-term care beds and rehabilitation beds. See Statutes for complete details.

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Contact e-mail address: Heidi.Burklund@nebraska.gov

​Mailing Address Street Address
​DHHS Division of Public Health ​Nebraska State Office Building
​Licensure Unit ​Licensure Unit - 1st Floor
​PO Box 94986 ​301 Centennial Mall South
​Lincoln NE 68509 ​Lincoln NE 68508


Phone: (402) 471-2115
Fax: (402) 471-3577

Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (central time)
Monday through Friday

Certificate of Need Questions:

Heidi Burklund
Phone: (402) 471-4963
e-mail: heidi.burklund@nebraska.gov


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