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Title: Section 455.44 - Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

Effective Date


455.44 Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. This functional reporting center must contain all the expenses associated with the care of individuals with AIDS, AIDS related complex, and those diagnosed with other human immunodeficiency virus related illnesses in a discrete AIDS unit within a residential health care facility or in a free standing designated AIDS center. Costs associated with AIDS patients in designated or undesignated AIDS beds in an existing non-AIDS unit will remain a part of that unit's costs.

(a) Standard unit of measure: number of 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 say, the day is considered a day of admission and counts as one patient day.

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


VOLUME D (Title 10)