New Mexico

https://www.newmexico.gov

 

New Mexico Department of Health: https://www.nmhealth.org

List of New Mexico Hospitals: https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/nm

 

How many hospitals are there in New Mexico? 

There are 62 hospitals in New Mexico. This includes 20 government hospitals and 23 private hospitals, with over 5,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in New Mexico?

The New Mexico Department of Health Facility Licensing and Certification regulates health facilities in New Mexico. Specifically, its two bureaus, the Program Operations Bureau, and District Operations Bureau, provide the certifying. 

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in New Mexico? 

There are over 90 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in New Mexico for the 17 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The New Mexico Department of Health Facility Licensing and Certification regulates nursing homes in New Mexico. Specifically, its two bureaus, the Program Operations Bureau, and District Operations Bureau, provide the certifying. 

 

What is the New Mexico Department of Health Responsible for?

The New Mexico Department of Health works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. Programs include: immunization programs, medical cannabis program, developmental disabilities, and more.

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and New Mexico 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 Mexico

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

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