Nevada

https://nv.gov

 

Nevada Department of Health Services: https://dhhs.nv.gov

List of Nevada Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/states/hospital_NV.html

 

How many hospitals are there in Nevada? 

There are 76 hospitals in Nevada. This includes 14 government hospitals and 37 private hospitals, with over 7,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Nevada?

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services regulates health facilities in Nevada. Specifically, the Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance provides licenses and also investigates complaints against health facilities.

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Nevada? 

There are over 90 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Nevada for the 15 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

he Nevada Department of Health and Human Services regulates nursing homes in Nevada. Specifically, the Bureau of Health Care Quality and Compliance provides licenses and also investigates complaints against health facilities.

 

What is the Nevada Department of Public and Behavioral Health Responsible for?

The Nevada Department of Public and Behavioral Health works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. It is split into four branches: administrative services, clinical services, community services, and regulatory and planning services. 

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Nevada 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 Nevada

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

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