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442.370 Ambulatory surgery and inpatient discharge abstract records; rules; fees. (1) In order to provide data essential for health planning programs:
(a) The Oregon Health Authority shall obtain directly from each hospital licensed to operate in this state, or from a third party working on behalf of or by contract with the hospital, the following information prescribed by the authority by rule:
(A) Ambulatory surgery discharge abstract records; (B) Inpatient discharge abstract records; and (C) Emergency department discharge abstract records.
(b) The authority shall obtain directly from each ambulatory surgical center licensed to operate in this state, or from a third party working on behalf of or by contract with the ambulatory surgical center, the following information prescribed by the authority by rule:
(A) Ambulatory surgery discharge abstract records; and (B) Discharge abstract records of patients discharged from extended stay centers licensed under ORS 441.026 that are affiliated with the ambulatory surgical center.
(2) The authority may establish by rule a fee to be charged to each ambulatory surgical center. (3) The fee established under subsection (2) of this section may not exceed the cost of abstracting and compiling the records. (4) The authority may specify by rule the form in which records are to be submitted. If the form adopted by rule requires conversion from the form regularly used by a hospital, ambulatory surgical center or extended stay center, reasonable costs of such conversion shall be paid by the authority.
(5) The authority may provide by rule for the submission of ambulatory surgery, inpatient and emergency department discharge abstract records for enrollees in a health maintenance organization in a form the authority determines appropriate to the authority's needs for the data and the organization's record keeping and reporting systems for charges and services.
(6) The authority shall notify any entity submitting data under this section of any changes to the data sets that must be submitted, no later than July 1 of the calendar year preceding the effective date of the changes.
(7) The authority may contract with a third party to receive and process the records submitted under this section. [Formerly 442.120]
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