.01 Definitions.

A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) "Long-term care providers" means providers of institutional andcommunity-based, long-term care services, including those providers identified in COMAR 10.24.08.

(2) "Maryland Long-Term Care Survey" means any written request for data from the Maryland Health Care Commission to long-term care providers. This data may include:

(a) Types of services offered;

(b) Operating policies and limits on operations;

(c) Revenue data;

(d) Cost data;

(e) Changes in licensed capacity;

(f) Utilization data;

(g) Patient/client-specific data including:

(i) Demographic data;

(ii) Admission and discharge data;

(iii) Reimbursement data; and

(iv) Diagnostic and functional data.