North Dakota

https://www.nd.gov

 

North Dakota Department of Health Services: https://www.health.nd.gov

List of North Dakota Hospitals: https://ruralhealth.und.edu/projects/flex/hospitals

 

How many hospitals are there in North Dakota? 

There are 57 hospitals in North Dakota. This includes 5 government hospitals and 5 private hospitals, with over 3,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in North Dakota?

The North Dakota Division of Health Care Facilities regulates health facilities in North Dakota. It also provides licensing for ambulatory surgical centers, home health agencies, and hospice programs.

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in North Dakota? 

There are over 50 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in North Dakota for the 15 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The North Dakota Division of Health Care Facilities regulates nursing homes in North Dakota. It also provides licensing for ambulatory surgical centers, home health agencies, and hospice programs.

 

What is the North Dakota Department of Health Responsible for?

The North Dakota Department of Health works to improve the health status of people in North Dakota. It commits to: delivery and quality of health care, promoting emergency readiness, and managing public health challenges. 

 

What HIPAA law(s) must be followed in North Dakota? 

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and North Dakota 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 North Dakota

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