59E-7.023. Schedule for Submission of Inpatient Data and Extensions.  


Effective on Monday, January 1, 2018
  • 1(1) 2All hospitals reporting their inpatient discharge data shall report according to the following schedule:

    16(a) Each report submitted for the 1st quarter covering inpatient discharges occurring between January 1 and March 31, inclusive, of each year, shall be submitted no later than June 1 of the calendar year during which the discharge occurred. This is considered to be the first quarter, regardless of the hospital’s fiscal year. 69First quarter reports must be certified by August 31 of the same calendar year.

    83(b) Each report submitted for the 2nd quarter covering inpatient discharges occurring between April 1 and June 30, inclusive, of each year, shall be submitted no later than September 1 of the calendar year during which the discharge occurred. This is considered to be the second quarter, regardless of the hospital’s fiscal year. 136Second quarter reports must be certified by November 30 of the same calendar year.

    150(c) Each report submitted for the 3rd quarter covering inpatient discharges occurring between July 1 and September 30, inclusive, of each year, shall be submitted no later than December 1 of the calendar year during which the discharge occurred. This is considered to be the third quarter, regardless of the hospital’s fiscal year. 203Third quarter reports must be certified by February 28 of the following calendar year.

    217(d) Each report submitted for the 4th quarter covering inpatient discharges occurring between October 1 and December 31, inclusive, of each year, shall be submitted no later than March 1 of the calendar year following the year in which the discharge occurred. This is considered to be the fourth quarter, regardless of the hospital’s fiscal year. 273Fourth quarter reports must be certified by May 31 of the next calendar year.

    287(2) 288Failure to file the report on or before the certification due date as specified in paragraphs 30459E-7.023(1)(a)-305(d), F.A.C., and failure to correct a report which has been filed but contains errors or deficiencies by the 324certification deadline 326is punishable by fine pursuant to Rule 33359E-7.026, 334F.A.C. The Agency shall send notification of errors or deficiencies by electronic mail or fax. 349Rejected reports must be corrected, resubmitted and certified by the certification due date.

    362Rulemaking Authority 364408.15(8) FS. 366Law Implemented 368408.061, 369408.062, 370408.063, 371408.05, 372408.07(2), 373408.15(11) FS. 375History–New 1-1-10, Formerly 37859E-7.012, 379Amended 1-1-18.