Utah

https://www.utah.gov/index.html

 

Utah Department of Health Services: https://health.utah.gov

List of Utah Hospitals: https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/ut

 

How many hospitals are there in Utah? 

There are 68 hospitals in Utah. This includes 10 government hospitals and 23 private hospitals, with over 6,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Utah?

The Utah Department of Health regulates health facilities in Utah. Its Bureau of Health Facility Licensing, Certification, and Resident Assessment licenses providers, institutions, and agencies in Utah. 

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Utah? 

There are over 170 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Utah for the 11 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The Utah Department of Health regulates nursing homes in Utah. Its Bureau of Health Facility Licensing, Certification, and Resident Assessment licenses providers, institutions, and agencies in Utah. 

 

What is the Utah Department of Health Responsible for?

The Utah Department of Health and Environment works to protect the health and well-being of its citizens. Its bureaus include: child development, epidemiology, health promotion, primary care, rural health, and more.

 

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Utah 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 Utah

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

*Fully Managed Credentialing has a $200/mo minimum