New York State has a number of rules, regulations and laws that require regular reporting. For more information, visit the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) website at www.health.ny.gov and search for “Rules, Regulations and Laws”.
Further, physicians are required to report communicable diseases, including cases, suspected cases and certain carriers, to local health departments. For mandatory physician reporting of patient information, visit the NYSDOH website at www.health.ny.gov and search for “Infection Control Reporting Requirements”.
Glossary terms found on this page:
An insurance company that either administers insurance or self-insures.
An itemized statement of health care services and their costs provided by a hospital, physician's office or other health care facility. Claims are submitted to the insurer or managed care plan by either the plan member or the provider for payment of the costs incurred.
A health care benefit arrangement that is similar to a preferred provider organization in administration, structure and operation but does not cover out-of-network care. Also called an Exclusive Provider Organization.
Acronym for Medicare Advantage. An alternative to the traditional Medicare program in which private plans run by health insurance companies provide health care benefits that eligible beneficiaries would otherwise receive directly from the Medicare program.
The state regulatory agency that certifies reimbursement methods and rates to hospitals and reviews HMO activities in the state of New York. Also called NYSDOH.
The state regulatory agency that certifies reimbursement methods and rates to hospitals and reviews HMO activities in the state of New York. Also called the New York State Department of Health.
New York State Department of Health. This agency provides information for consumers, doctors, researchers and health care providers.