Idaho

https://www.Idaho.gov

 

Idaho Department of Health Services: https://healthandwelfare.idaho.gov

List of Idaho Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/states/hospital_ID.html

 

How many hospitals are there in Idaho? 

There are 55 hospitals in Idaho. This includes 20 government hospitals and 13 private hospitals, with over 3,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Idaho?

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare regulates health facilities in Idaho. It accepts applications to establish state licensure and Medicare/Medicaid certification to hospitals.

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Idaho? 

There are 225 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Idaho for the 20,000 residents who require nursing services each year. 

 

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

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare regulates nursing homes in Idaho. It requires that long-term care must meet the health needs of two or more elderly people, and include inpatient care services.

 

What is the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Responsible for?

The Idaho Department of Health works to provide health care services for its vulnerable populations, including low-income people and families, the elderly, people with disabilities, and prengnat women. 

What HIPAA law(s) must be followed in Idaho? 

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Idaho 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 Idaho

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