Nebraska

https://www.nebraska.gov

 

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

List of Nebraska Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/states/hospital_NE.html

 

How many hospitals are there in Nebraska? 

There are 111 hospitals in Nebraska. This includes 42 government hospitals and 9 private hospitals, with over 7,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Nebraska?

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services regulates health facilities in Nebraska. These hospital licenses are renewed annually, expiring at the end of the year. 

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Nebraska? 

There are over 110 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Nebraska for the 15 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services regulates nursing homes in Nebraska. These hospital licenses are renewed annually, expiring at the end of the year. 

 

What is the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Responsible for?

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. Services provided and funded include: developmental disabilities centers, economic assistance programs, and suicide awareness programs. 

 

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Nebraska 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 Nebraska

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