Indiana

https://www.in.gov/core/

 

Indiana Department of Health Services: https://www.in.gov/health/

List of Indiana Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/states/hospital_IN.html

 

How many hospitals are there in Indiana? 

There are 190 hospitals in Indiana. This includes 45 government hospitals and 56 private hospitals, with over 19,,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Indiana?

The Indiana Department of Health regulates health facilities in Indiana. It provides surveys of facilities once a year to every few years depending on the facility type.

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Indiana? 

There are over 500 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Indiana for the 100,000 residents who require nursing services each year. 

 

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

The Indiana Department of Health regulates nursing homes in Indiana. The Division of Long Term Care assists the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in certifying facilities participating in programs for patient care payment.

 

What is the Indiana Department of Health Responsible for?

The Indiana Department of Health’s works to protect and improve the health of its citizens. Through core values of health equity, communication and integrity, it ensures citizens reach optimal health, no matter their circumstances.

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Indiana 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 Indiana

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

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