Oklahoma

https://oklahoma.gov

 

Oklahoma Department of Health: https://oklahoma.gov/health.html

List of Oklahoma Hospitals: https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/ok

 

How many hospitals are there in Oklahoma? 

There are 165 hospitals in Oklahoma. This includes 57 government hospitals and 61 private hospitals, with over 15,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Oklahoma?

The Oklahoma Medical Facilities Division regulates health facilities in Oklahoma. Adhering to federal laws, it is responsible also for inspection and recertification for care medical facilities in Oklahoma.

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Oklahoma? 

There are over 150 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Oklahoma for the 15 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The Long-Term Care Service, within Protective Health Services, regulates nursing homes in Oklahoma. It also regulates adult day care centers and skilled nursing facilities. 

 

What is the Oklahoma Department of Health Responsible for?

The Oklahoma Department of Health and Environment works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. Its programs cover themes including: prevention and preparedness, health promotion, protective health, and family health. 

 

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma

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

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