§ 19a-610 Short title: Office of Health Care Access Act
§ 19a-611 Definitions
§ 19a-612 Health Systems Planning Unit within Office of Health Strategy
§ 19a-612a Office within Department of Public Health for administrative purposes only
§ 19a-612b Office of Health Care Access to be successor agency to the Commission on Hospitals and Health Care
§ 19a-612c Term “Commission on Hospitals and Health Care” deemed to mean “Office of Health Care Access”
§ 19a-612d Health Systems Planning Unit overseen by executive director of the Office of Health Strategy
§ 19a-613 Powers and duties. Data collection
§ 19a-614 Support staff and consultants
§ 19a-615 Health Care Reform Review Board. Reports
§ 19a-616 Connecticut Health Care Data Institute. Regulations
§ 19a-617 Advisory board
§ 19a-617a Demonstration project converting acute care hospital to provider of other medical services. Certificate of need waiver, property tax abatement
§ 19a-617b Demonstration project for long-term acute care hospitals or satellite facilities. Waiver of licensure requirements. Certificate of need. Report
§ 19a-617c Payments for services provided in long-term acute care hospitals or satellite facilities
§ 19a-630 Definitions
§ 19a-630a Affiliate deemed controlled by another person
§ 19a-631 Assessments of hospitals for expenses of the unit
§ 19a-632 Calculation of assessment and costs
§ 19a-632a Payment of assessment by electronic funds transfer
§ 19a-633 Investigative powers
§ 19a-634 State-wide health care facility utilization study. State-wide health care facilities and services plan. Inventory of health care facilities, equipment and services
§ 19a-637 Office to promote effective health planning in the state
§ 19a-637a Short-term acute care general or children’s hospitals to submit budgets for next hospital fiscal year
§ 19a-638 Certificate of need. When required and not required. Request for unit determination. Policies, procedures and regulations
§ 19a-639 Certificate of need guidelines and principles. Application involving transfer of ownership of a hospital; denial; conditions on approval; hiring of post-transfer compliance reporter
§ 19a-639a Certificate of need application process. Issuance of decision. Public hearings. Policies, procedures and regulations
§ 19a-639b Certificate of need. Validity, extension, revocation and nontransferability. Policies, procedures and regulations
§ 19a-639c Proposed relocation of a health care facility. Policies, procedures and regulations
§ 19a-639d Certificate of need. Waiver for year 2000 computer capability
§ 19a-639e Proposed termination of service by a health care facility. Policies, procedures and regulations
§ 19a-639f Certificate of need involving hospital ownership. Cost and market impact review
§ 19a-640 Submission and review of proposed budget. Hearing. Guidelines. Revisions
§ 19a-641 Appeals
§ 19a-642 Judicial enforcement
§ 19a-643 Regulations
§ 19a-644 Annual reports of short-term acute care general or children’s hospitals. Regulations on affiliation or control of health care facilities and institutions. Required reporting of audited financial statements
§ 19a-645 Taking of land to enlarge hospitals
§ 19a-646 Negotiation of discounts and different rates and methods of payments with hospitals. Filing with the unit
§ 19a-647 Preferred provider network. Definitions. Filing requirements
§ 19a-648 Performance or billing by affiliates after the base year. Adjustments. Civil penalty
§ 19a-649 Uncompensated care. Annual submission of information
§ 19a-650 Regulations
§ 19a-651 Data requirement. Rate order compliance. Adjustment
§ 19a-652 Termination of prospective payment system. Savings clause
§ 19a-653 Failure to file data or information. Civil penalty. Notice. Extension. Hearing. Appeal. Deduction from Medicaid payments
§ 19a-654 Data submission requirements. Memorandum of understanding. Regulations
§ 19a-655 Hospital budget calculations for the fiscal year commencing October 1, 1993
§ 19a-659 Definitions
§ 19a-660 Adjustments to orders
§ 19a-661 Penalty
§ 19a-662 Cost reduction plan requirement. Regulations
§ 19a-663 Bond authorization
§ 19a-666 Uncompensated care pool expenditures
§ 19a-669 Determination and information re disproportionate share payments and emergency assistance to families
§ 19a-670 Unit to report on review and financial stability of hospitals
§ 19a-670a Application for federal approval by the Department of Social Services
§ 19a-670b Construction with respect to children’s general hospitals
§ 19a-671b Provisions for waiver of certain penalties and interest assessed pertaining to liability for taxes owed under chapter 211a or 219
§ 19a-673 Collections by hospitals from uninsured patients
§ 19a-673a Regulations re uniform debt collection standards for hospitals
§ 19a-673b Initiation of debt collection activities
§ 19a-673c Debt collection report
§ 19a-673d Cessation of collection efforts upon debtor’s eligibility for bed funds or other services
§ 19a-676 Compliance with authorized revenue limits
§ 19a-676a Termination of net revenue compliance payments
§ 19a-677 Computation of relative cost of hospitals
§ 19a-678 Inflation factor
§ 19a-679 Computation of equivalent discharges. Inpatient and outpatient gross revenues and units of service
§ 19a-680 Net revenue limit interim adjustment
§ 19a-681 Definitions. Filing of current pricemaster. Charges to be in accordance with detailed schedule of charges on file. Penalty
§ 19a-682 Additional billing for services rendered from November 1, 1994, through June 1, 1995
§ 19a-683 Reconciliation account

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 368z

  • Affiliate: means a person, entity or organization controlling, controlled by or under common control with another person, entity or organization. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Applicant: means any person or health care facility that applies for a certificate of need pursuant to section 19a-639a. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • banks: shall include all incorporated banks. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Bed capacity: means the total number of inpatient beds in a facility licensed by the Department of Public Health under sections 19a-490 to 19a-503, inclusive. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Certificate of need: means a certificate issued by the unit. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Days: means calendar days. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executive director: means the executive director of the Office of Health Strategy. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Health care facility: includes any parent company, subsidiary, affiliate or joint venture, or any combination thereof, of any such facility. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • intellectual disability: means a significant limitation in intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior that originated during the developmental period before eighteen years of age. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1g
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Large group practice: means eight or more full-time equivalent physicians, legally organized in a partnership, professional corporation, limited liability company formed to render professional services, medical foundation, not-for-profit corporation, faculty practice plan or other similar entity (A) in which each physician who is a member of the group provides substantially the full range of services that the physician routinely provides, including, but not limited to, medical care, consultation, diagnosis or treatment, through the joint use of shared office space, facilities, equipment or personnel. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Nonhospital based: means located at a site other than the main campus of the hospital. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Office: means the Office of Health Strategy. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, governmental subdivision, agency or public or private organization of any character, but does not include the agency conducting the proceeding. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transfer of ownership: means a transfer that impacts or changes the governance or controlling body of a health care facility, institution or large group practice, including, but not limited to, all affiliations, mergers or any sale or transfer of net assets of a health care facility. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Unit: means the Health Systems Planning Unit. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-630
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.