Issue Date: January 10, 2014
Volume 41 • Issue 1 • Page 36
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 37 HEALTH SERVICES COST REVIEW COMMISSION
10.37.01 Uniform Accounting and Reporting System for Hospitals and Related Institutions
Authority: Health-General Article, §§19-207, 19-212, and 19-215, Annotate Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Health Services Cost Review Commission proposes to amend Regulation .02 under COMAR 10.37.01 Uniform Accounting and Reporting System for Hospitals and Related Institutions. This action was considered and approved for promulgation by the Commission at a previously announced open meeting held on November 6, 2013, notice of which was given pursuant to State Government Article, §10-506(c), Annotated Code of Maryland. If adopted the proposed amendments will become effective on or about March 3, 2014.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to update the Commission’s Manual entitled “Accounting and Budget Manual for Fiscal and Operating Management (August, 1987)”, which has been incorporated by reference.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Diana Kemp, Regulations Coordinator, Health Services Cost Review Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215, or call 410-764-2576, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-358-6217. Comments will be accepted through February 10, 2014. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
Editor’s Note on Incorporation by Reference
Pursuant to State Government Article, §7-207, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Accounting and Budget Manual for Fiscal and Operating Management (August 1987), Supplement 22, has been declared a document generally available to the public and appropriate for incorporation by reference. For this reason, it will not be printed in the Maryland Register or the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR). Copies of this document are filed in special public depositories located throughout the State. A list of these depositories is published on page 9 of this issue, and is available online at www.dsd.state.md.us. The document may also be inspected at the office of the Division of State Documents, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis, Maryland 21401.
.02 Accounting System; Hospitals.
A. The Accounting System.
(1) (text unchanged)
(2) The “Accounting and Reporting System for Hospitals”, also known as the Accounting and Budget Manual for Fiscal and Operating Management (August, 1987), is incorporated by reference, including the following supplements:
(a)—(s) (text unchanged)
(t) Supplement 20 (May 16, 2011); [and]
(u) Supplement 21 (June 5, 2012); and
(v) Supplement 22 (March 3, 2014).
(3)—(5) (text unchanged)
B.—D. (text unchanged)
JOHN M. COLMERS
Health Services Cost Review Commission