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Title: Section 455.42 - Specialty pediatric

Effective Date


455.42 Specialty pediatric. This functional reporting center must contain all the expenses associated with the provision of extensive nursing, medical, psychological and counseling support services to children with diverse and complex medical, emotional and social problems in a program recognized and approved by the department to provide specialty pediatric services.

(a) Standard unit of measure: number of patient days. Report patient days of care for all patients admitted to this unit. Include the day of admission, but not the day of discharge or death. If both admission and discharge or death occur on the same day, the day is considered a day of admission and counts as one day.

(b) Data source. The number of patient days shall be taken from daily census counts.


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