Hawaii Department of Health Services: https://www.healthy.Hawaii.gov
List of Hawaii Hospitals: https://health.Hawaii.gov
How many hospitals are there in Hawaii?
There are 29 hospitals in Hawaii. This includes 12 government hospitals and no private hospitals, with over 3,000 beds.
Who regulates hospitals in Hawaii?
Through the State Department of Health, the Office of Health Care Assurance regulates health facilities in Hawaii. For the US Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, it provides Medicare inspections and on-site licensing inspections.
How Many Nursing Homes are there in Hawaii?
There are 46 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Hawaii, with 37% of its residents being 50 or older.
Who regulates Long-term Care (Nursing Homes) in Hawaii?
Through the Hawaii Department of Health, the Department of Health Care Assurance regulates nursing homes in Hawaii. The department also licenses and inspects assisted living facilities, special treatment facilities, and adult day cares.
What is the Hawaii Department of Health Responsible for?
The Hawaii Department of Health works to improve and protect the environment and health for its people. It does this through: promoting strength of families and communities, promoting healthy lifestyles, disease prevention, and promoting well-being.
What HIPAA law(s) must be followed in Hawaii?
Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Hawaii 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 Hawaii
Healthcare compliance issues in Hawaii include: Mandatory Reporting, Healthcare Liens, Out-of-Network Billing Laws, and Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Preventions.