135.78 DATA TO BE COMPILED. The department shall compile all relevant financial and utilization data in order to have available the statistical information necessary to properly monitor hospital and health care facility charges and costs. Such data shall include necessary operating expenses, appropriate expenses incurred for rendering services to patients who cannot or do not pay, all properly incurred interest charges, and reasonable depreciation expenses based on the expected useful life of the property and equipment involved. The department shall also obtain from each hospital and health care facility a current rate schedule as well as any subsequent amendments or modifications of that schedule as it may require. In collection of the data required by this section and sections 135.74 through 135.76, the department and other state agencies shall coordinate their reporting requirements.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C79, 81, § 135.78] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         2002 Acts, ch 1119, §14; 2003 Acts, ch 108, §34
         Referred to in § 135.79, 135.83, 135.164

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