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4643.0020 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

For purposes of parts 4643.0010 to 4643.0040, the following terms have the meanings given them in this part.

Subp. 2.

Commissioner.

"Commissioner" means the state commissioner of health, or the commissioner's designee.

Subp. 3.

E-Code.

"E-Code" means the ICD-9-CM classification code assigned to describe the environmental events, circumstances, and conditions determined to be the external cause of the injury.

Subp. 4.

Electronic submission of data.

"Electronic submission of data" means the transfer of data from a computer used by a reporting hospital to a computer specified by the commissioner through the use of a modem, magnetic tape, or magnetic disk.

Subp. 5.

Hospital.

"Hospital" means an acute care institution licensed in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, sections 144.50 to 144.581.

Subp. 6.

ICD-9-CM.

"ICD-9-CM" means the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification, 9th Revision, 1991.

Subp. 7.

N-Code.

"N-Code" means the ICD-9-CM classification code assigned to describe the clinical nature of the injury.

Subp. 8.

Spinal cord injury reportable case.

"Spinal cord injury reportable case" means an injury event as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 144.661, subdivision 3, which results in a hospital acute care inpatient admission or emergency room death, and is assigned one or more of the following N-Codes: 806, 907.2, and 952.

Subp. 9.

Summary registry data.

"Summary registry data" means statistical records and reports derived from registry data on individuals but in which individuals are not identified and from which neither their identities nor any other characteristic that could uniquely identify an individual is ascertainable.

Subp. 10.

Traumatic brain injury reportable case.

"Traumatic brain injury reportable case" means an injury event as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 144.661, subdivision 2, which results in a hospital acute care inpatient admission or emergency room death, and is assigned one or more of the following N-Codes: 310.2, 348.1, (when used in combination with 994.1 or 994.7), 800, 801, 803, 804, 850, 851, 852, 853, 854, 905.0, 907.0 and 950.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.05; 144.12; 144.661 to 144.665

History:

17 SR 1021

Published Electronically:

July 10, 2002