Hospital

Hospital

State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Health Facilities Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-2800
HOSPITAL: a health institution planned, organized, operated and maintained to offer facilities, beds and services over a continuous period exceeding twenty-four hours to individuals requiring diagnosis and treatment for illness, injury, deformity, abnormality, or pregnancy. Clinical laboratory, diagnostic X-ray and definitive medical treatment under an organized medical staff shall be provided within the institution. Treatment facilities for emergency and surgical services shall be provided within the institution or by contractual agreement for those services with another licensed hospital. Services provided by contractual agreement shall be documented by a well-defined plan for the provision of contracted services, related to community needs. Definitive medical treatment may include obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, X-ray therapy, and similar specialized treatment.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hf/static/hospital.htm

Businesses must apply for facility license BEFORE accepting patients License: $360 yearly.
Regulations include:

Facility standards; Staff requirements; Liability insurance minimum; Record keeping requirements

HOSPITAL UNITS: Many general hospitals in the state also operate specialized units including psychiatric units, extended care units, nursing home beds and rehabilitation units. All specialized units operate under state and federal regulations. Health care entities may operate as specialty hospitals, including rehabilitation and psychiatric hospitals or centers.
TRAUMA SYSTEM: All Colorado hospitals with an emergency room are part of Colorado’s trauma system and must be continuously available to treat injured persons.
The Division, under the direction of the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), also determines eligibility of the facility for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement certification. Contact HFD for further information is you wish your facility to be eligible.

NOTE:  If applicable, see INFECTIOUS WASTE DISPOSAL

Hospital

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State
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Health Facilities Division
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver , CO   80246-1530
(303)692-2800
HOSPITAL: a health institution planned, organized, operated and maintained to offer facilities, beds and services over a continuous period exceeding twenty-four hours to individuals requiring diagnosis and treatment for illness, injury, deformity, abnormality, or pregnancy. Clinical laboratory, diagnostic X-ray and definitive medical treatment under an organized medical staff shall be provided within the institution. Treatment facilities for emergency and surgical services shall be provided within the institution or by contractual agreement for those services with another licensed hospital. Services provided by contractual agreement shall be documented by a well-defined plan for the provision of contracted services, related to community needs. Definitive medical treatment may include obstetrics, pediatrics, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, X-ray therapy, and similar specialized treatment.

Link:  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hf/static/hospital.htm

Businesses must apply for facility license BEFORE accepting patients License: $360 yearly.
Regulations include:

Facility standards; Staff requirements; Liability insurance minimum; Record keeping requirements

HOSPITAL UNITS: Many general hospitals in the state also operate specialized units including psychiatric units, extended care units, nursing home beds and rehabilitation units. All specialized units operate under state and federal regulations. Health care entities may operate as specialty hospitals, including rehabilitation and psychiatric hospitals or centers.
TRAUMA SYSTEM: All Colorado hospitals with an emergency room are part of Colorado’s trauma system and must be continuously available to treat injured persons.
The Division, under the direction of the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), also determines eligibility of the facility for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement certification. Contact HFD for further information is you wish your facility to be eligible.

NOTE:  If applicable, see INFECTIOUS WASTE DISPOSAL
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (303) 892-3840 oedit.info@state.co.us