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10.37.09.00.htm 10.37.09.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 37 HEALTH SERVICES COST REVIEW COMMISSION Chapter 09 Fee Assessment for Financing Hospital Uncompensated Care Authority: Health-General Article, §19-207, 19-207.1, 19-207.3, and 19-214, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.37.09.01.htm 10.37.09.01. 01 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Automated clearing house (ACH) as defined in COMAR 03.01.02.01B, means a central clearing organization that operates as a clearing house for transmitting or receiving entries between banks and bank accounts, and authorizes an electronic transfer of funds between banks or bank accounts.2) "Commission" means the Health Services Cost Review Commission..
10.37.09.02.htm 10.37.09.02. 02 Special Rate Adjustment and Collection.. A. The Commission shall make a special rate adjustment to the uncompensated care provision of each hospital's mark-up to pay for the financing of the reasonable costs of hospital uncompensated care. The Commission shall notify hospitals in writing of the amount due to be remitted in a given month before the first day of that month.B. On or before the first business day of each month, the Commission shall direct the General Accoun
10.37.09.03.htm 10.37.09.03. 03 Payment of Remittance Due.. A. By January 1, 2009, each hospital shall provide the Commission with sufficient banking information to facilitate the collection and disbursement of funds by the ACH or other wire transfer method. Each hospital shall initiate or authorize the ACH or other wire transfer method as directed by the Commission.B. On or before the 5th business day of each month, each hospital identified as due to remit monies in accordance with the pr
10.37.09.04.htm 10.37.09.04. 04 Use of Funds.. A. Funds generated through the special rate adjustment and the remittance due may only be used to finance the delivery of hospital uncompensated care.B. Interest earned from the monies collected shall be retained to the credit of the Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund.C. Interest earned may be used to pay for the reasonable expenses associated with implementation of the alternative methodology approved by the Commission for financing the reasonable costs of hospita
10.37.09.05.htm 10.37.09.05. 05 Repealed..
10.37.09.06.htm 10.37.09.06. 06 Failures or Delay in Paying Remittance/Penalties.. A. The Commission may impose penalties of up to 5 percent of the amount of an underpayment, unless an extension is granted as provided in §E of this regulation.B. A hospital that violates the provisions of Regulation .03 of this chapter shall, in addition to the penalties imposed under §A of this regulation, be subject to an annualized interest charge of 3 percentage points above the most recent average pri
10.37.09.9999.htm 10.37.09.9999. Administrative History Effective date: February 10, 1997 (24:3 Md. R. 188). Regulation .01 amended effective March 9, 1998 (25:5 Md. R. 369) May 31, 1999 (26:11 Md. R. 855). Regulation 01B amended as an emergency provision effective December 1, 2008 (36:2 Md. R. 97) amended permanently effective March 9, 2009 (36:5 Md. R. 423)Regulation 02 amended as an emergency provision effective December 1, 2008 (36:2 Md. R. 97) amended permanently effective March 9, 2009 (36:5 Md. R. 423)
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