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§ 19-223. Fee assessment of hospitals

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 19. Health Care Facilities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Health Services Cost Review Commission (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Health Care Facility Rate Setting
Effective: October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2023
MD Code, Health - General, § 19-223
§ 19-223. Fee assessment of hospitals
<Section effective until Oct. 1, 2023. See, also, section 19-223 effective Oct. 1, 2023.>
Definitions
(a)(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
(2) “Closure” means the complete cessation of all services in a health care facility whose rates are set by the Commission.
(3) “Full delicensure” means the total withdrawal by the Secretary of the license to operate services in accordance with the process established under § 19-325 of this title.
(4) “Merger” means the union of two or more hospitals by the transfer of all the property of one or more of the hospitals to one of the hospitals that continues to exist.
In general
(b) The Commission shall assess a fee on all hospitals whose rates have been approved by the Commission to pay for:
(1) To the extent provided for in Title 10, Subtitle 3, Part IV of the Economic Development Article, the amounts required by § 10-350 of the Economic Development Article with respect to public obligations or closure costs of a closed or delicensed hospital; and
(2) Funding the Hospital Employees Retraining Fund in the case of a hospital closure, merger, or full delicensure.

Credits

Added as Health-General § 19-207.2 by Acts 1985, c. 109, § 2, eff. June 1, 1985. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 600, § 1, eff. July 1, 1992. Renumbered as Health-General § 19-223 and amended by Acts 1999, c. 34, § 7, eff. April 13, 1999. Amended by Acts 1999, c. 702, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1999; Acts 2008, c. 307, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2008, c. 641, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2020, c. 489, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020; Acts 2020, c. 490, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020.
MD Code, Health - General, § 19-223, MD HEALTH GEN § 19-223
Current through all legislation from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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