Arizona Department of Health Services: https://www.azdhs.gov
List of Arizona Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/list_cms.php?mstate%5B%5D=AZ
How many hospitals are there in Arizona?
There are 144 hospitals in Arizona. This includes 23 government hospitals and 40 private hospitals, with over 15,000 beds.
Who regulates hospitals in Arizona?
The Arizona Department of Health Services regulates health facilities in Arizona. It promotes high standards for health care institutions, care facilities, and emergency services for its people.
How Many Nursing Homes are there in Arizona?
There are 160 nursing homes in Arizona, the second-most popular retirement destination in the US. These allow for a capacity of over 16,000 residents, many of whom using Medicaid.
Who regulates Long-term Care (Nursing Homes) in Arizona?
The Arizona Department of Health Services oversees the Bureau of Long-Term Care Licensing in the Division of Public Health Services. This bureau licenses nursing homes in the state of Arizona. Arizona state law ensures that nursing homes clearly post their state license.
What is the Arizona Department of Health and Social Services Responsible for?
The Arizona Department of Health Services works to protect the health of Arizona citizens, both physical and mental. Programs the ADHS is responsible for include: disease control, emergency preparedness, public health statistics, and immunization education and promotion.
What HIPAA law(s) must be followed in Arizona?
Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Arizona law give rights to one’s medical record. The HIPAA Privacy Rule sets standards applying to health care providers across the US. Arizonans have the rights to see and get a copy of their medical records and have information added to their medical records to make it more accurate. They also have the rights to file a complaint with the state agency for any violations of the law.
HealthCare Compliance Issues in Arizona
Healthcare compliance issues in Arizona include: Mandatory Reporting, Healthcare Liens, Out-of-Network Billing Laws, and Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Preventions.