10.07.01.03

.03 Hospital Classification.

A. General Hospital. A hospital shall be classified as a general hospital if the hospital at least has the facilities and provides the services that are necessary for the general medical and surgical care of patients.

B. Special Hospital. A hospital shall be classified as a special hospital if the hospital:

(1) Defines a program of specialized services, such as obstetrics, mental health, tuberculosis, orthopedy, chronic disease, or communicable disease;

(2) Admits only patients with medical or surgical needs within the program; and

(3) Has the facilities for and provides those specialized services.

C. Special Rehabilitation Hospital. A hospital shall be classified as a special rehabilitation hospital if the hospital provides or holds itself out as providing comprehensive physical rehabilitation services.