2016 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title X - PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 126 - VITAL RECORDS AND HEALTH STATISTICS
Section 126:25 - Data Collection.

NH Rev Stat § 126:25 (2016) What's This?
    126:25 Data Collection. –
    I. Each nursing home, acute care hospital, residential care facility, specialty hospital, or other health care facility licensed under RSA 151 shall file health care data as required by the commissioner of health and human services, pursuant to RSA 126:27. This data shall include, but not be limited to:
       (a) Financial information for its preceding fiscal year, which the commissioner shall require to be in the form of a certified financial statement, including, but not limited to, costs of operation, revenues, assets, liabilities, fund balances, other income, units of services, and aggregate wage and salary data;
       (b) The type of ownership and name of owner;
       (c) The number and type of beds;
       (d) For hospitals, the data now collected not less than annually through the uniform hospital discharge data set as amended by rule pursuant to RSA 541-A;
       (e) For special hospitals with an average length of stay less than 30 days, data equivalent to the uniform hospital discharge data set and the annual hospital survey;
       (f) For facilities with an average length of stay of more than 30 days, including specialty hospitals and nursing homes, a uniform long-term care data set based on annual patient census, annual aggregated use data on patient days, and the discharges and admissions of the facility;
       (g) Disposition destination of each patient or resident admitted;
       (h) Charge data as follows:
          (1) Acute care hospitals and specialty hospitals with an average length of stay less than 30 days--charge by discharge; and
          (2) Specialty hospitals and nursing homes--average patient day charge;
       (i) Any demographic or diagnostic information necessary for the administration of this subdivision, including social security numbers if persons were given the option at the original point of collection to provide social security numbers voluntarily.
    II. [Repealed.]
    III. [Repealed.]
    IV. [Repealed.]
    V. [Repealed.]

Source. 1985, 378:2. 1990, 63:1. 1991, 83:1. 1995, 310:51, 57. 2003, 309:4. 2009, 43:1; 307:2. 2011, 115:1, I. 2012, 282:17, I, eff. June 30, 2015.

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