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Maryland Department of Health:

List of Maryland Hospitals:


How many hospitals are there in Maryland? 

There are 72 hospitals in Maryland. This includes 13 government hospitals and 2 private hospitals, with over 13,000 beds. 


Who regulates hospitals in Maryland?

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


How Many Nursing Homes are there in Maryland? 

There are over 597 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Maryland for the 15 percent of the population over 65 years old.


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

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


What is the Maryland Department of Health Responsible for?

The Maryland 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 Maryland? 

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Maryland 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 Maryland

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