Kansas

https://portal.kansas.gov

 

Kansas Department of Health Services: https://www.healthy.Kansas.gov

List of Kansas Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/states/hospital_KS.html

 

How many hospitals are there in Kansas? 

There are 169 hospitals in Kansas. This includes 76 government hospitals and 34 private hospitals, with over 11,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Kansas?

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment regulates health facilities in Kansas. It also provides licensing forms for ambulatory surgery centers and birthing centers. 

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Kansas? 

There are over 180 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Kansas for the 15 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services regulates nursing homes in Kansas. Its mission is to promote dignity, security, and independence of Kansas seniors, also promoting mental health resources.

 

What is the Kansas Department of Health Responsible for?

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. It provides resources on health related matters including disease control, family health, community health systems, and health promotion.

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Kansas 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 Kansas

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