New York

https://www.ny.gov

 

New York Department of Health Services: https://www.health.ny.gov

List of New York Hospitals: https://www.ahd.com/states/hospital_NY.html

 

How many hospitals are there in New York? 

There are 277 hospitals in New York. This includes 64 government hospitals and 4 private hospitals, with over 57,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in New York?

The New York State Department of Health regulates health facilities in New York. It not only oversees these facilities but also accepts relevant issues or complaints from patients.

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in New York? 

There are over 520 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in New York for the 16 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The New York State Department of Health regulates nursing homes in New York. It not only oversees these facilities but also accepts relevant issues or complaints from patients.

 

What is the New York Department of Health Responsible for?

The New York Department of Health works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. Programs include disability benefits, organ donation, COVID-19 paid leave, and addiction services. 

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and New York 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 York

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