Missouri

https://www.mo.gov

 

Missouri Department of Health: https://health.mo.gov

List of Missouri Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/states/hospital_MO.html

 

How many hospitals are there in Missouri? 

There are 181 hospitals in Missouri. This includes 47 government hospitals and 46 private hospitals, with over 24,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Missouri?

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services regulates health facilities in Missouri. Representatives also respond to complaints to ensure that patients are receiving a high standard of treatment.

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Missouri? 

There are over 480 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Missouri for the 16 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services regulates nursing homes in Missouri. It also provides licenses to skilled nursing facilities, assisted facilities, and intermediate care facilities. 

 

What is the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Responsible for?

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. Programs include: senior employment, child care, school health, rural health, and more. 

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Missouri 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 Missouri

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

*Fully Managed Credentialing has a $200/mo minimum