Minnesota

https://mn.gov/portal/

 

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

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

 

How many hospitals are there in Minnesota? 

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

 

Who regulates hospitals in Minnesota?

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

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Minnesota? 

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

 

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

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

 

What is the Minnesota Department of Health Responsible for?

The Minnesota 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 Minnesota? 

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Minnesota 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 Minnesota

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