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Illinois Department of Health Services:

List of Illinois Hospitals:


How many hospitals are there in Illinois? 

There are 226 hospitals in Illinois. This includes 30 government hospitals and 27 private hospitals, with over 35,000 beds. 


Who regulates hospitals in Illinois?

The Illinois Department of Public Health regulates health facilities in Illinois. It ensures health care facilities provide services in a safe environment, while displaying administrative evidence of abuse. 


How Many Nursing Homes are there in Illinois? 

There are 1,200 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Illinois for the 100,000 residents who require nursing services each year. 


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

The Illinois Department of Public Health regulates nursing homes in Illinois. It provides annual inspection and regulation for nursing facilities in addition to health care facilities. 


What is the Illinois Department of Public Health Responsible for?

The Illinois Department of Public Health works to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety for all of its citizens. It helps promote safe and healthy communities through scientifi approaches to problem solving.

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Illinois 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 Illinois

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