Connecticut Department of Health Services: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH
Connecticut Department of Social Services: https://portal.ct.gov/dss
List of Connecticut Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/states/hospital_CT.html
How many hospitals are there in Connecticut?
There are 122 hospitals in Connecticut. This includes 20 government hospitals and 35 private hospitals, with over 11,000 beds.
Who regulates hospitals in Connecticut?
The Connecticut Department of Public Health and the Department of Social Services are primarily in charge of regulating hospitals in Connecticut. Hospitals are regulated through licensure, data collection, and the disproportionate share hospital program.
How Many Nursing Homes are there in Connecticut?
There are 225 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Connecticut for the 20,000 residents who require nursing services each year.
Who regulates Long-term Care (Nursing Homes) in Connecticut?
The Connecticut Department of Human Services regulates nursing homes in Connecticut. The Office of Long Term Care licenses and inspects long-term care facilities, including nursing facilities and intermediate care facilities.
What is the Connecticut Department of Health Responsible for?
The Connecticut Department of Public Health works to ensure the delivery of public health across the state. It is the lead agency in the state of Connecticut for oversight and public health policy.
What HIPAA law(s) must be followed in Connecticut?
The HIPAA Privacy Rule and Connecticut 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 rights to file a complaint with the state agency for any violations of the law.
HealthCare Compliance Issues in Connecticut
Healthcare compliance issues in Connecticut include: Mandatory Reporting, Healthcare Liens, Out-of-Network Billing Laws, and Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Preventions.