Colorado

https://www.colorado.gov

 

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment: https://cdphe.colorado.gov

List of Colorado Hospitals: https://cha.com/colorado-hospitals/find-a-hospital/

 

How many hospitals are there in Colorado? 

There are 119 hospitals in Colorado. This includes 30 government hospitals and 33 private hospitals, with over 11,000 beds. 
 

Who regulates hospitals in Colorado?

Within the Colorado Department of Public Health, the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division regulates and licenses health care facilities in Colorado. This includes other facilities like home health agencies and residential treatment facilities. 
 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Colorado? 

There are 223 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Colorado for the 16,000 residents who require nursing services each year. 
 

Who regulates Long-term Care (Nursing Homes) in Colorado?

Within the Colorado Department of Public Health, the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division regulates and licenses nursing homes in Colorado. This includes other facilities like home health agencies and residential treatment facilities. 
 

What is the Colorado Department of Health Responsible for?

The Colorado Department of Health provides broad-based health programs and activities. These programs include: family planning, suicide prevention, and general promotion of health and wellness.
What HIPAA law(s) must be followed in Colorado? 

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Colorado law give rights to one’s medical record. The HIPAA Privacy Rule sets standards applying to health care providers across the US. Individuals  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 right to file a complaint with the state agency for any violations of the law. 

 

HealthCare Compliance Issues in Colorado

Healthcare compliance issues in Colorado include: Mandatory Reporting, Healthcare Liens, Out-of-Network Billing Laws, and Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Preventions.