Ohio

https://ohio.gov

 

Ohio Department of Health: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/home

List of Ohio Hospitals: https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/oh

 

How many hospitals are there in Ohio? 

There are 290 hospitals in Ohio. This includes 31 government hospitals and 70 private hospitals, with over 49,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Ohio?

The Ohio Department of Health regulates health facilities in Ohio. Hospitals and health facilities in Ohio are required to submit an annual registration report to keep up their licensure.

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Ohio? 

There are over 640 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Ohio for the 17 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The Ohio Department of Health regulates nursing homes in Ohio. The nursing homes in Ohio are required to submit an annual registration report to keep up their licensure.

 

What is the Ohio Department of Health Responsible for?

The Ohio Department of Health and Environment works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. Programs include: adolescent health, alcohol and drug testing, and adult lead poisoning.

 

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Ohio 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 Ohio

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