Vermont

https://www.vermont.gov/#gsc.tab=0

 

Vermont Department of Health: https://www.healthvermont.gov

List of Vermont Hospitals: https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/vt

 

How many hospitals are there in Vermont? 

There are 18 hospitals in Vermont. This includes 3 government hospitals and 0 private hospitals, with over 1,000 beds. 

 

Who regulates hospitals in Vermont?

The Vermont Division of Licensing and Protection regulates health facilities in Vermont. It not only oversees these health facilities but also reviews complaints by dissatisfied patients and families. 

 

How Many Nursing Homes are there in Vermont? 

There are over 60 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes in Vermont for the 18 percent of the population over 65 years old.

 

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

The Vermont Division of Licensing and Protection regulates nursing homes in Vermont. Its mission is to protect the rights of residents, in addition to ensuring they receive a high quality of care. 

 

What is the Vermont Department of Health Responsible for?

The Vermont Department of Health is the lead state agency for public health improvement. Its programs serve individuals affected by: drug use, heart disease, mental health issues, violence, and more.

 

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

Both the HIPAA Privacy Rule and Vermont 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 Vermont

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

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