(A) The provider of a pediatric cardiac catheterization service shall have established criteria for patient selection and appropriateness that are specific to each procedure performed in the service.
(B) The provider of a pediatric cardiac catheterization service should meet a volume goal of at least seventy-five pediatric cardiac catheterization procedures per year.
(C) Volume goals shall be considered by the director in conjunction with other indicators of quality and not as the sole indicator of service performance.
(D) Failure to meet a volume goal for two consecutive years will trigger an extended review of the cardiac catheterization service by the director including possible.
(E) No minimum per physician volume is recommended, however, the combination of high mortality and low volume shall trigger a thorough internal review of an individual physician by the cardiac catheterization service.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3702.11, 3702.13
Rule Amplifies: 3702.11, 3702.12, 3702.13, 3702.14, 3702.141, 3702.15, 3702.16, 3702.18, 3702.19, 3702.20
Prior Effective Dates: 03/01/1997, 03/24/03, 06/01/07