New Jersey

https://nj.gov

 

New Jersey Department of Health: https://www.nj.gov/health/

List of New Jersey Hospitals: https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/nj

 

How many hospitals are there in New Jersey? 

There are 150 hospitals in New Jersey. This includes 18 government hospitals and 47 private hospitals, with over 31,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in New Jersey?

The New Jersey Department of Health regulates health facilities in New Jersey. It also provides licensing forms for ambulatory care centers, assisted living residences, and home health care.. 

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in New Jersey? 

There are over 260 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in New Jersey for the 16 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The New Jersey Department of Health regulates nursing homes in New Jersey. It also provides licensing forms for ambulatory care centers, assisted living residences, and home health care.. 

 

What is the New Jersey Department of Health Responsible for?

The New Jersey Department of Health works to improve health through leadership and innovation. Programs include: health statistics, drug safety, emergency preparedness, environmental health, and more.

What HIPAA law(s) must be followed in New Jersey? 

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and New Jersey 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 New Jersey

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