59E-7.030. General Provisions.  

Effective on Monday, January 1, 2018
  • 1Hospitals submitting inpatient discharge data pursuant to the provisions contained in these rules shall be directed by the following specific general provisions for inpatient data reporting:

    27(1) Any inpatient who is transferred or discharged from the acute care setting into a rehabilitative care distinct part 46unit or free standing hospital, must be reported as a separate record from the patients acute care record. The acute care discharge record is assigned data type one (1), and the comprenhensive rehabilitative therapy discharge record is assigned data type two (2).

    88(2) If inpatients are administratively transferred or formally discharged from the acute care setting into a distinct-part Medicare certified skilled nursing unit or to hospice care, reporting accountability ceases at the time of discharge or transfer. Patient’s receiving sub-acute care in these setting are excluded from inpatient reporting requirements.

    137(3) Observation patients are not included in the inpatient reported unless admitted to the hospital as an inpatient.

    155Rulemaking Authority 157408.061(1)(e), 158408.15(8) FS. 160Law Implemented 162408.061, 163408.062, 164408.063 165FS. History–New 1-1-10, F169ormerly 17059E-7.016, 171Amended 1-1-18.