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Health Care

Use this guide to help understand the laws and regulations that apply to health care businesses and the health care industry.

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Antitrust

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Environmental Compliance

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Eye Care

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Facilities Management

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HIPAA

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Mammography Services

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Medical Device Reporting

  • Medical Device Reporting for User Facilities
    Explains how under the Safety Medical Devices Act, health care facilities must report deaths and serious injuries caused by a medical device to the FDA and device manufacturer. This guide provides comprehensive information on how to comply with reporting requirements.

  • Nursing Homes: Applying the Safe Medical Devices Act
    Gives a fact sheet describing requirements for nursing homes to report deaths and injuries caused by the use of medical devices.

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Medical Practitioners

  • National Practitioner Data Bank
    Assists covered entities to comply with legal requirement to report health professional malpractice and disciplinary actions and to query data bank when hiring or granting privileges.

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Medicare & Medicaid

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Taxes

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Workplace Health & Safety

  • Health Care Facilities Workplace Health and Safety Guide
    Offers OSHA's guide to occupational safety and health regulations affecting all types of healthcare facilities.

  • OSHA eTool: Hospital
    Provides an eTool that focuses on some of the hazards and controls found in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

  • OSHA eTool: Nursing Home
    Provides an eTool designed to help nursing home employers identify and address potential occupational hazards in the nursing home industry. This is done through a comprehensive safety and health management program approach. It includes modules on: blood borne pathogens; ergonomics; machine guarding; personal protective equipment; workplace violence; and an OSHA technical manual.

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