Beginning in 2007, not later than the first day of each April and the first day of each October, each hospital shall submit information to the director of health that shows the hospital's performance in meeting each of the inpatient and outpatient service measures specified in rules adopted under section 3727.41 of the Revised Code.
In submitting information under this section, each hospital shall do all of the following:
(A) Submit the information for the hospital's inpatient and outpatient services regardless of who pays the charges incurred for the services;
(B) For each measure for which the information is submitted, use the form and specifications for the measure that the entity that developed or endorsed the measure recommends be used for the measure;
(C) Adjust for risk, as needed, the information for a particular measure in accordance with the risk adjustment methodology that the entity that developed or endorsed the measure recommends be used for the measure;
(D) Provide for the information to reflect the hospital's performance in meeting the measures over a twelve-month period;
(E) Follow the rules governing the submission of the information that are adopted under section 3727.41 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 11-13-2006