CHAPTER 368c
COMMISSION ON HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CARE

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Sec. 19a-145.
Secs. 19a-146 and 19a-147. (Formerly Secs. 19-73c and 19-73e). Commission on Hospitals and Health Care: Establishment. Officers; compensation; meetings.
Sec. 19a-148. (Formerly Sec. 19-73f). Staff. Commission to be within the Department of Public Health and Addiction Services.
Secs. 19a-148a to 19a-155.
Sec. 19a-155a.
Sec. 19a-156.
Sec. 19a-157. Exemptions from budget review procedure. Limitation.
Secs. 19a-158 to 19a-162.
Sec. 19a-163. Health Care Payer Advisory Board.
Secs. 19a-164 to 19a-165v. Task force to study the development of a prospective payment system and other health issues. Professional advisory committee. Definitions. Data necessary for the development and implementation of the prospective payment system; submission. Determination of rate orders; contents. Rate orders for the rate year commencing in 1987 and for subsequent rate years; establishing a standard fixed charge per case; inpatients; interim and final compliance; special arrangements. Gross inpatient service revenue for the fiscal year commencing in 1986 and for subsequent fiscal years. Estimates on volume and revenue, submission; adjustments. Establishing per diem charges for exempt cases; adjustments; outliers; billing form; reimbursement by Department of Income Maintenance. Discounts for medical assistance and Medicare payers. Uncompensated care. Gross outpatient service revenue; short hospital stays; transfer system. Alternative delivery systems. Review of hospital admissions; appeals of appropriateness of the diagnostic related group assigned to a discharge; fee. Federal waivers for Medicare and medical assistance payer participation. Adjustment of allowable revenues for the fiscal years commencing in 1985 and 1986. Application alleging financial integrity in jeopardy; hearing, determination, remedy; projects requiring approval by commission; adjustments. Hospitals not previously subject to the prospective payment system; new hospitals. Experiments and demonstration projects. Regulations for the prospective payment system. Issuance of rate orders for the fiscal year commencing in 1987. Conformance with rate order; decision; reconsideration; hearing. Prospective payment system account. Self-pay patients; appeals. Emergency regulations.
Sec. 19a-166.
Sec. 19a-166a. Report on the effectiveness of the regulation of hospital charges under the prospective payment system.
Sec. 19a-166b.
Secs. 19a-167 to 19a-167d. Definitions. Compensation of net and gross revenue caps for: Fiscal year commencing October 1, 1989; Fiscal year commencing October 1, 1991, and for subsequent fiscal years. Partial and detailed budget review. Adjustment of revenue caps.
Secs. 19a-167e to 19a-167o.
Secs. 19a-168 and 19a-168a. Uncompensated care pool. Definitions.
Sec. 19a-168b. Uncompensated care pool; administration, assessment.
Sec. 19a-168c. Oversight board.
Secs. 19a-168d to 19a-168f. Revenue cap adjustments for fiscal years commencing October 1, 1991, until April 1, 1994: For hospitals exempt from budget review; for partial budget review; for detailed budget review.
Sec. 19a-168g.
Sec. 19a-168h. Adjustments in accordance with budget authorizations.
Secs. 19a-168i and 19a-168j.
Sec. 19a-168k. Research, demonstration and pilot programs. Authorizations.
Secs. 19a-168l to 19a-168o. Termination of the uncompensated care pool in the event of: Lack of federal matching funds; exemption of a class of payers. Exemption of payer prior to termination of the uncompensated care pool. Health care initiative recommendations.
Sec. 19a-168p.
Secs. 19a-168q and 19a-168r. Appropriation. Reports to the appropriations committee.
Secs. 19a-168s to 19a-169c.
Sec. 19a-169d. Low income-uninsured account.
Sec. 19a-169e.
Sec. 19a-170.
Secs. 19a-170a to 19a-170g.
Secs. 19a-171 to 19a-174.

      Sec. 19a-145. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Sec. 19a-630.

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      Secs. 19a-146 and 19a-147. (Formerly Secs. 19-73c and 19-73e). Commission on Hospitals and Health Care: Establishment. Officers; compensation; meetings. Sections 19a-146 and 19a-147 are repealed, effective July 1, 1995.

      (P.A. 73-117, S. 3, 5, 31; P.A. 75-361, S. 1; 75-562, S. 2, 8; P.A. 77-192, S. 2, 13; 77-614, S. 163, 323, 610; P.A. 79-20; P.A. 80-73, S. 3; 80-482, S. 169, 345, 348; P.A. 81-465, S. 1, 2, 18; P.A. 89-371, S. 10, 11, 31; P.A. 93-229, S. 20, 21; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 94-3, S. 20, 28; P.A. 95-257, S. 57, 58.)

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      Sec. 19a-148. (Formerly Sec. 19-73f). Staff. Commission to be within the Department of Public Health and Addiction Services. Section 19a-148 is repealed, effective July 1, 1994.

      (P.A. 73-117, S. 6, 31; P.A. 75-562, S. 3, 8; P.A. 77-192, S. 4, 13; 77-614, S. 323, 332, 587, 610; P.A. 78-303, S. 85, 136; P.A. 81-465, S. 14, 18; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 94-3, S. 27, 28.)

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      Secs. 19a-148a to 19a-155. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Secs. 19a-631 to 19a-639, inclusive.

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      Sec. 19a-155a. Transferred to Chapter 319y, Sec. 17b-351.

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      Sec. 19a-156. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Sec. 19a-640.

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      Sec. 19a-157. Exemptions from budget review procedure. Limitation. Section 19a-157 is repealed.

      (P.A. 81-465, S. 8, 18; P.A. 84-57, S. 1, 4; P.A. 89-371, S. 30.)

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      Secs. 19a-158 to 19a-162. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Secs. 19a-641 to 19a-645, inclusive.

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      Sec. 19a-163. Health Care Payer Advisory Board. Section 19a-163 is repealed, effective July 1, 1995.

      (P.A. 81-465, S. 15, 18; P.A. 89-371, S. 21; P.A. 95-257, S. 57, 58.)

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      Secs. 19a-164 to 19a-165v. Task force to study the development of a prospective payment system and other health issues. Professional advisory committee. Definitions. Data necessary for the development and implementation of the prospective payment system; submission. Determination of rate orders; contents. Rate orders for the rate year commencing in 1987 and for subsequent rate years; establishing a standard fixed charge per case; inpatients; interim and final compliance; special arrangements. Gross inpatient service revenue for the fiscal year commencing in 1986 and for subsequent fiscal years. Estimates on volume and revenue, submission; adjustments. Establishing per diem charges for exempt cases; adjustments; outliers; billing form; reimbursement by Department of Income Maintenance. Discounts for medical assistance and Medicare payers. Uncompensated care. Gross outpatient service revenue; short hospital stays; transfer system. Alternative delivery systems. Review of hospital admissions; appeals of appropriateness of the diagnostic related group assigned to a discharge; fee. Federal waivers for Medicare and medical assistance payer participation. Adjustment of allowable revenues for the fiscal years commencing in 1985 and 1986. Application alleging financial integrity in jeopardy; hearing, determination, remedy; projects requiring approval by commission; adjustments. Hospitals not previously subject to the prospective payment system; new hospitals. Experiments and demonstration projects. Regulations for the prospective payment system. Issuance of rate orders for the fiscal year commencing in 1987. Conformance with rate order; decision; reconsideration; hearing. Prospective payment system account. Self-pay patients; appeals. Emergency regulations. Sections 19a-164 to 19a-165v, inclusive, are repealed.

      (P.A. 84-315, S. 1-20, 24; P.A. 86-86; 86-91, S. 1-4; P.A. 87-122, S. 1, 2; 87-443, S. 1-17; 87-510, S. 2-6; P.A. 88-8, S. 1; 88-357, S. 3, 4, 22; P.A. 89-371, S. 30, 31.)

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      Sec. 19a-166. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Sec. 19a-646.

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      Sec. 19a-166a. Report on the effectiveness of the regulation of hospital charges under the prospective payment system. Section 19a-166a is repealed.

      (P.A. 84-315, S. 23, 24; P.A. 87-510, S. 1; P.A. 88-335, S. 1, 5; P.A. 89-371, S. 30, 31.)

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      Sec. 19a-166b. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Sec. 19a-647.

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      Secs. 19a-167 to 19a-167d. Definitions. Compensation of net and gross revenue caps for: Fiscal year commencing October 1, 1989; Fiscal year commencing October 1, 1991, and for subsequent fiscal years. Partial and detailed budget review. Adjustment of revenue caps. Sections 19a-167 to 19a-167d, inclusive, are repealed, effective April 1, 1994.

      (P.A. 89-371, S. 1-5, 31; P.A. 90-14, S. 1-3; P.A. 91-80, S. 1, 2; Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 10, 11, 27; P.A. 93-44, S. 6, 24; 93-262, S. 1, 87; 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 94-9, S. 39, 41.)

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      Secs. 19a-167e to 19a-167o. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Secs. 19a-648 to 19a-658, inclusive.

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      Secs. 19a-168 and 19a-168a. Uncompensated care pool. Definitions. Sections 19a-168 and 19a-168a are repealed, effective April 1, 1994.

      (Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 1, 2, 27; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-16, S. 55, 89; P.A. 93-44, S. 8, 9, 24; 93-229, S. 8, 9, 21; 93-262, S. 1, 87; 93-435, S. 59, 95; P.A. 94-9, S. 39, 41.)

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      Sec. 19a-168b. Uncompensated care pool; administration, assessment. Section 19a-168b is repealed, effective October 1, 1996.

      (Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 7, 27; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-16, S. 60-62, 89; P.A. 93-44, S. 10, 24; 93-229, S. 10, 11, 21; 93-262, S. 1, 87; 93-381, S. 9, 39; 93-435, S. 59, 95; P.A. 94-9, S. 40, 41; May 25 Sp. Sess. P.A. 94-1, S. 54, 130; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 21, 39, 58.)

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      Sec. 19a-168c. Oversight board. Section 19a-168c is repealed, effective April 1, 1994.

      (Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 6, 27; P.A. 93-262, S. 1. 87; P.A. 94-9, S. 39, 41.)

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      Secs. 19a-168d to 19a-168f. Revenue cap adjustments for fiscal years commencing October 1, 1991, until April 1, 1994: For hospitals exempt from budget review; for partial budget review; for detailed budget review. Sections 19a-168d to 19a-168f, inclusive, are repealed, effective October 1, 1996.

      (Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 3-5, 27; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-16, S. 56-59, 89; P.A. 93-44, S. 11-13, 24; P.A. 94-9, S. 40, 41; May 25 Sp. Sess. P.A. 94-1, S. 55-57, 130; P.A. 95-257, S. 39, 58.)

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      Sec. 19a-168g. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Sec. 19a-660.

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      Sec. 19a-168h. Adjustments in accordance with budget authorizations. Section 19a-168h is repealed, effective April 1, 1994.

      (Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 22, 27; P.A. 94-9, S. 39, 41.)

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      Secs. 19a-168i and 19a-168j. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Secs. 19a-661 and 19a-662.

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      Sec. 19a-168k. Research, demonstration and pilot programs. Authorizations. Section 19a-168k is repealed, effective July 1, 1995.

      (Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 14, 27; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-16, S. 44, 89; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 94-9, S. 11, 41; P.A. 95-257, S. 57, 58.)

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      Secs. 19a-168l to 19a-168o. Termination of the uncompensated care pool in the event of: Lack of federal matching funds; exemption of a class of payers. Exemption of payer prior to termination of the uncompensated care pool. Health care initiative recommendations. Sections 19a-168l to 19a-168o, inclusive, are repealed, effective April 1, 1994.

      (Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 15, 16, 18, 26, 27; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-16, S. 63, 89; P.A. 93-44, S. 17, 24; 93-262, S. 1, 87; P.A. 94-9, S. 39, 41.)

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      Sec. 19a-168p. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Sec. 19a-663.

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      Secs. 19a-168q and 19a-168r. Appropriation. Reports to the appropriations committee. Sections 19a-168q and 19a-168r are repealed, effective April 1, 1994.

      (Nov. Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-2, S. 19, 27; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-16, S. 45, 74, 89; P.A. 93-262, S. 1, 87; 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 94-9, S. 39, 41.)

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      Secs. 19a-168s to 19a-169c. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Secs. 19a-664 to 19a-672, inclusive.

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      Sec. 19a-169d. Low income-uninsured account. Section 19a-169d is repealed, effective July 1, 1995.

      (P.A. 94-9, S. 12, 41; P.A. 95-257, S. 57, 58.)

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      Sec. 19a-169e. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Sec. 19a-673.

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      Sec. 19a-170. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Sec. 19a-659.

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      Secs. 19a-170a to 19a-170g. Transferred to Chapter 368z, Secs. 19a-674 to 19a-680, inclusive.

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      Secs. 19a-171 to 19a-174. Reserved for future use.

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