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HOSPITALS

Abortion reports, Minn. Rules 4640.1300

Accounting and bookkeeping

Accounting period

Changes, reporting, Minn. Rules 4650.0112, 4650.0113

Defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Budget year, Minn. Rules 4650.0112

Accreditation, see Taxes, fees, and assessments under this topic

Additions, working drawings and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Adjunct diagnostic and treatment facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Administrators

Appointment and change by governing bodies, Minn. Rules 4640.0700

Facilities provided, Minn. Rules 4645.0600

Admissions certification (public assistance)

Appeals, Minn. Rules 9505.0545

Definitions, Minn. Rules 9505.0505

Exclusions, Minn. Rules 9505.0520

Medical records, review, Minn. Rules 9505.0520

Medically necessary, Minn. Rules 9505.0505, 9505.0530

Payments, adjustments, Minn. Rules 9505.0520

Physicians, duties, Minn. Rules 9505.0520

Procedures, Minn. Rules 9505.0520

Qualified staff, Minn. Rules 9505.0515

Readmissions criteria, Minn. Rules 9505.0540

Reconsideration of decision, Minn. Rules 9505.0520

Requirements, generally, Minn. Rules 9505.0520

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 9505.0501

Admissions

Chest x-rays, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Costs, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Records, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Adult day care, generally, Minn. Rules 9555.9600 to 9555.9730

Advertising, costs, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Affiliated clinics, reporting requirements, Minn. Rules 4650.0113, 4650.0138

Air conditioning, see AIR CONDITIONING

Air supply, Minn. Rules 4645.3200

Alcoholic beverages, permits, expiration dates, Minn. Rules 7515.0220

Anesthesia, administration and equipment, Minn. Rules 4640.2500, 4640.2600

Annual reports, Minn. Rules 4640.1300

Architectural drawings, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Assessments, generally, see Taxes, fees, and assessments under this topic

Attorney fees, malpractice actions, defined as malpractice expenses, hospital and surgical reporting, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Autoclaves, Minn. Rules 4640.2400, 4645.0900, 4645.3600

Automated drug counting and dispensing systems, Minn. Rules 6800.2600

Automated medication management systems, Minn. Rules 6800.3100

Autopsy rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Auxiliary heating, Minn. Rules 4645.3000

Auxiliary workers, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Average length of stay, records, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Babies, see Infants under this topic

Bad debts

Charity care, exclusion, Minn. Rules 4650.0115

Classification, Minn. Rules 4650.0117

Costs, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Basal metabolism rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Base hospitals (ambulance services), ambulance service license applications, Minn. Rules 4690.0200

Bassinets

Nursery departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Obstetrical department, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Bathing facilities, Minn. Rules 4640.3300, 4645.0800

Batteries, independent power sources, Minn. Rules 4645.4300

Bed screens, patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Bedpan facilities, Minn. Rules 4640.1800, 4645.0800

Beds and bedding

Available beds, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1700, 4640.1800

Benefits, resident salaries and benefits, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Bill of rights, veterans facilities, complying with, Minn. Rules 9050.0030

Billing, rates, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Birth and death records

Duties regarding, see Institutions under BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS

Reports, Minn. Rules 4640.1300

Births register, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Blood administration, supplies and equipment, Minn. Rules 4640.2200, 4640.2600

Boarding of infants, Minn. Rules 4640.1400

Boiler rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.1300, 4645.5400

Boilers, Minn. Rules 4645.2800, 4645.2900

Building conversions, Minn. Rules 4640.0600

Building permits, see BUILDING PERMITS

Business day, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Calls, nurses and emergency calls, Minn. Rules 4645.4400, 4645.5400

Cancer surveillance system, Minn. Rules 4606.3300 to 4606.3309

Capitol area

Parking areas, spaces, number, Minn. Rules 2400.2820

Use districts, Minn. Rules 2400.2205

Carpentry shops, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Cats, pets in facilities, Minn. Rules 4638.0200

Ceilings, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.2400

Certificates and certification, see Taxes, fees, and assessments under this topic

Chairs, equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Charges, rates, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Charity care

Classification, Minn. Rules 4650.0115, 4650.0117

Exclusions, Minn. Rules 4650.0115

Policies, Minn. Rules 4650.0112, 4650.0115

Public funding for operations, exclusion, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Chest x-rays, admissions of patients, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Child labor, Minn. Rules 5200.0920

Child welfare reports, Minn. Rules 4640.1400

Children placement, Minn. Rules 4640.1400

Children, see Infants under this topic

Chronic disease hospitals, Minn. Rules 4645.1700 to 4645.2400

Circuits, electrical systems, Minn. Rules 4645.4000

Classrooms-parent teaching rooms, obstetrical departments, Minn. Rules 4645.1100

Common towels, lavatories, Minn. Rules 4640.3300

Community programs, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Complaints of patients, Minn. Rules 4680.0100 to 4680.1300

Compliance

Approved plans of construction, Minn. Rules 4645.5800

Rules, Minn. Rules 4640.0300

Construction

Chronic disease hospital facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.1700 to 4645.2400

Compliance with codes, ordinances and other rules, Minn. Rules 4645.0400

Conformance to rules, Minn. Rules 4645.0300

Defined, Minn. Rules 4645.0200

Dumbwaiters, Minn. Rules 4645.4800

Electrical system, Minn. Rules 4645.3900 to 4645.4400

Elevators, Minn. Rules 4645.4500 to 4645.4700, 4645.4900

General hospital facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0600 to 4645.1600

Hospitals less than fifty beds, application of rules, Minn. Rules 4645.0500

Kitchens, Minn. Rules 4645.5100

Laundries, Minn. Rules 4645.5200

Mechanical work, Minn. Rules 4645.2800 to 4645.3800

Plans and specifications, see same under this topic

Refrigeration, Minn. Rules 4645.3805

State Building Code, administration and enforcement, contracts, Minn. Rules 1302.0850

Structural work, Minn. Rules 4645.2500 to 4645.2700

Contagious and infectious disease nursing units, Minn. Rules 4645.1400

Conversion of nonhospital buildings, Minn. Rules 4640.0600

Corridors, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.2400

Costs

Nonoperating expenses, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Operating expenses, see same under this topic

Patients, costs to, rates, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Crime victims, hospital expenses, payment, Minn. Rules 3050.3700

Crowded conditions, alleviation, Minn. Rules 4640.0500

Curtains, cubicle curtains, patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Data

Health care quality measures, see Health care quality measures under HEALTH CARE

Hospital voluntary, nonprofit reporting organizations, reporting, processing, and transmission, Minn. Rules 4650.0156, 4650.0158

Dead loads, Minn. Rules 4645.2500

Deaths register, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Definitions

Clean indoor air, Minn. Rules 4620.0100

Comprehensive health insurance plans, Minn. Rules 2740.0100

Construction (structures) approvals, Minn. Rules 1302.0400

Home care and hospice service, Minn. Rules 4664.0003

Hospital and surgical center reporting, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), Minn. Rules 9500.1100

Licensing and operation, Minn. Rules 4640.0100

Delayed construction, Minn. Rules 4645.5900

Delivery rooms

Obstetrical department, Minn. Rules 4645.1100

Size, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Design and construction, conformance to rules, Minn. Rules 4645.0300

Design

Dumbwaiters, Minn. Rules 4645.4800

Electrical system, Minn. Rules 4645.3900 to 4645.4400

Elevators, Minn. Rules 4645.4500 to 4645.4700, 4645.4900

Mechanical work, Minn. Rules 4645.2800 to 4645.3800

Plans and specifications, see same under this topic

Refrigeration, Minn. Rules 4645.3805

Structural work, Minn. Rules 4645.2500 to 4645.2700

Diagnostic and treatment facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Dietary departments

Definitions, food code, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Equipment, Minn. Rules 4645.5100

Food establishments, exclusion, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.2800 to 4640.3200, 4645.1300

Dietitians, supervision of dietary departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2800

Dining rooms, employees, Minn. Rules 4640.2800, 4645.1300

Discharge records, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Disease reporting requirements, Minn. Rules 4605.7030

Dishwashing facilities, Minn. Rules 4640.2800, 4640.2900, 4645.5100

Dogs, pets in facilities, Minn. Rules 4638.0200

Doors

Construction requirements, Minn. Rules 4645.2400

Screens, Minn. Rules 4640.3400

Drainage, Minn. Rules 4645.3500, 4645.5400

Drugs and medicine, medicinal alcohol or ethyl alcohol purchases, permits, Minn. Rules 7515.0220

Dumbwaiters, Minn. Rules 4645.4800, 4645.5400

Electrical drawings, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Electrical systems, Minn. Rules 4645.3900 to 4645.4400

Electrocardiography rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Electrotherapy facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Elevators

Dumbwaiters, escalators, and moving walks

Cabs, Minn. Rules 4645.4600

Cars, number, Minn. Rules 4645.4500

Controls, Minn. Rules 4645.4700

Dumbwaiter cabs, Minn. Rules 4645.4800

Tests, Minn. Rules 4645.0900

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Emergency calls

Medical staff availability, Minn. Rules 4640.0800

Nurses' call, Minn. Rules 4645.4400

Patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Emergency electrical systems, Minn. Rules 4645.4300

Emergency lighting, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.5400

Emergency rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.1000

Emergency services

Admissions, see same under this topic

Generally, see EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Emesis basins, equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Employees

Facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Full-time equivalent employees (FTE), see same under this topic

Full-time equivalent residents, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Laboratory employees, Minn. Rules 4640.1500

Medical records custodians, Minn. Rules 4640.1000

Medical staff, Minn. Rules 4640.0800

Nurses, see NURSES

Personnel, licensing requirements, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Physicians and surgeons

Full-time equivalent residents, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Generally, see PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS

X-ray employees, Minn. Rules 4640.1600

Engineers facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Epileptic persons institutions, hospital sections, compliance with rules, Minn. Rules 4640.4300

Equipment and supplies

Construction, Minn. Rules 4645.0200 to 4645.6000

Costs, see Operating expenses under this topic

Patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Examination and workrooms, nurseries, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Exercise facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Exhaust ventilation, Minn. Rules 4645.3200

Expansion, alleviation of overcrowding, Minn. Rules 4640.0500

Expenses, see Costs under this topic

Federal regulations

Incorporation by reference, Minn. Rules 4650.0104

Reports, compliance, Minn. Rules 4650.0111, 4650.0112

Feeders, electrical systems, Minn. Rules 4645.4000

Film-viewing boxes, operating rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.4200

Final working drawings and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Financial, services, and utilization reports

Affiliates, Minn. Rules 4650.0113, 4650.0138

Aggregate reporting, Minn. Rules 4650.0139

Alternative practices, Minn. Rules 4650.0139

Amended reports, Minn. Rules 4650.0141

Audited annual financial statements, Minn. Rules 4650.0110

Bad debts, Minn. Rules 4650.0115, 4650.0117

Charity care, Minn. Rules 4650.0115, 4650.0117

Compliance violations, fines, Minn. Rules 4650.0173, 4650.0174

Definitions, Minn. Rules 4650.0102, 4650.0150

Errors and corrections, Minn. Rules 4650.0150

Federal regulations, Minn. Rules 4650.0111, 4650.0112

Fees, Minn. Rules 4650.0158, 4650.0166, 4650.0167

Forms, Minn. Rules 4650.0130

Health Department, powers, Minn. Rules 4650.0141

Hospital voluntary, nonprofit reporting organizations, Minn. Rules 4650.0130, 4650.0150, 4650.0154 to 4650.0160

Inspections, Minn. Rules 4650.0158

Multiple facilities operated by one organization, Minn. Rules 4650.0138

Reporting costs, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Reporting year, Minn. Rules 4650.0112

Requirements, Minn. Rules 4650.0104, 4650.0111 to 4650.0115

Review, Minn. Rules 4650.0150

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 4650.0104

Submitting, Minn. Rules 4650.0130, 4650.0150, 4650.0158

Variances, Minn. Rules 4650.0139

Fines, defined as taxes, fees, and assessments, hospital and surgical center reporting, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Fire alarm systems, Minn. Rules 7511.0907

Fire alarms

Building code amendments, Minn. Rules 1305.0907

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Fire protection, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.2700, 4645.6000

Floor pantries, Minn. Rules 4645.0800

Floors

Finishes, Minn. Rules 4645.2400

Maintenance, Minn. Rules 4640.3500

Nurseries, minimum floor space, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Patient rooms, minimum floor area, Minn. Rules 4640.1700

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Food preparation and service facilities, see Dietary departments under this topic

Food service operations, Minn. Rules 4626.0020

Food

Prepared food, sales and use taxes, Minn. Rules 8130.5700

Sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.4700

Footings, Minn. Rules 4645.2700

Formula preparation, nursery departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Formula rooms, nursery departments, Minn. Rules 4645.1200

Foster care facilities, applicability of hospital rules, Minn. Rules 4640.4300

Foundations

Generally, Minn. Rules 4645.2700

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Full-time equivalent employees (FTE), Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Funding

Nonoperating public funding, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Private funding for operations, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Public funding for operations, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Garbage

Disposal systems, plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5600

Food preparation and service facilities, Minn. Rules 4640.3100

Gas appliances and equipment, Minn. Rules 4645.3800

General assistance, inpatient payment system, Minn. Rules 9500.1090 to 9500.1140

Generators, Minn. Rules 4645.4300

Gifts to, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Governing bodies, Minn. Rules 4640.0700

Grants to, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Grievance mechanism, Minn. Rules 4680.0100 to 4680.1300

Gross revenues from patient care, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Group I-2 facilities, Minn. Rules 1305.0308

Handrails, stairs and ramps, Minn. Rules 4640.3500

Handwashing facilities, see Lavatories under this topic

Health care quality measures, see Health care quality measures under HEALTH CARE

Health of employees, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Heating and cooling systems, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.2800, 4645.3000, 4645.3100, 4645.5400

High radiation areas, access control, exceptions, Minn. Rules 4731.2220

Hospices, see HOSPICES

Hospital administrators

Appointment and change by governing bodies, Minn. Rules 4640.0700

Facilities provided, Minn. Rules 4645.0600

Hospital cost index, inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), Minn. Rules 9500.1100, 9500.1120

Hospital voluntary, nonprofit reporting organizations

Applications, review, Minn. Rules 4650.0160

Approval, Minn. Rules 4650.0154 to 4650.0160

Data collection, Minn. Rules 4650.0156, 4650.0158

Defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Fees, Minn. Rules 4650.0158

Hospitals less than fifty beds, application of rules, Minn. Rules 4645.0500

Housekeepers offices, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Humidifiers, Minn. Rules 4645.3200

Hydrotherapy facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Ice, standards for ice used with food or drink, Minn. Rules 4640.2800

Ice-making equipment, Minn. Rules 4645.3805

Illegitimate birth reports, Minn. Rules 4640.1400

Incinerators

Mercury emission standards, Minn. Rules 7011.1292

Physical plant, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.3300

Incombustible materials, Minn. Rules 4645.2700

Incorporation by reference, federal regulations, Minn. Rules 4650.0104

Incubators, nurseries, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Independent power sources, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.4300

Infants

Boarding, Minn. Rules 4640.1400

Eyes treatment, obstetrical department, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Formula preparation, nursery departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Identification devices, obstetrical departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Placement, Minn. Rules 4640.1400

Infectious waste management, see INFECTIOUS WASTE

Inpatient facilities, definitions, home care and hospice service, Minn. Rules 4664.0003

Inpatient hospital services, see INPATIENT HOSPITAL SERVICES

Inspections

Pharmacists and pharmacies, Minn. Rules 6800.7400

State building official, duties, Minn. Rules 1302.0500

Intravenous solution administration

Obstetrical department, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Supplies and equipment, Minn. Rules 4640.2200

Investigation of need for hospitals, Minn. Rules 4640.0400

Ionizing radiation, see IONIZING RADIATION

Isolation facilities

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.2300, 4645.0800

Nursery departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Obstetrical departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Kitchens

Equipment, Minn. Rules 4645.5100

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.2800, 4645.1300

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Labor beds, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Labor rooms, obstetrical departments, Minn. Rules 4645.1100

Laboratories

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.1500, 4645.0700

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Lateral loads, Minn. Rules 4645.2500

Laundries

Chutes, Minn. Rules 4645.2400

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.1300, 4645.5200

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Lavatories

Dietary departments, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Fixtures, Minn. Rules 4645.3500

Food handlers, Minn. Rules 4640.2800, 4640.3200

Patients rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800, 4645.0800

Sanitation requirements, Minn. Rules 4640.3300

Leases, see Operating expenses under this topic

Licenses

Fire marshal approval, Minn. Rules 4645.6000

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.0200

Hospitals with segregated units for specialized care, Minn. Rules 4640.0100

Radioactive materials, see Licenses under RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS

Lighting

Emergency lighting, Minn. Rules 4645.4300

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.4200

Panels, Minn. Rules 4645.4100

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Linen closets, Minn. Rules 4640.2100

Linen rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Live loads, Minn. Rules 4645.2500, 4645.2600

Loads, Minn. Rules 4645.2500, 4645.2600

Local trade area hospitals

Defined, Minn. Rules 9500.1100

Inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), Minn. Rules 9500.1090 to 9500.1140

Location, Minn. Rules 4645.0200

Locker rooms, employees, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Long-term care hospitals

Defined, Minn. Rules 9500.1100

Inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), Minn. Rules 9500.1090 to 9500.1140

Maintenance and repair, see Operating expenses under this topic

Maintenance shops, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Malpractice, expenses, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Management information systems (MIS), expenses, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Marketing, see Operating expenses under this topic

Massage facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Materials, Minn. Rules 4645.2700

Meals, see Dietary departments under this topic

Mechanical drawings, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Mechanical work, Minn. Rules 4645.2800 to 4645.3800

Medical and nursing care supplies and equipment, provision and storage, Minn. Rules 4640.2200

Medical assistance, participation, Minn. Rules 9505.0300

Medical care surcharge

Amount, Minn. Rules 9510.2020

Appeals, Minn. Rules 9510.2040

Civil penalties for nonpayment, Minn. Rules 9510.2050

Defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Definitions, Minn. Rules 9510.2010

Effective date, Minn. Rules 9510.2020

Enforcement, Minn. Rules 9510.2050

Notice of amount owed, Minn. Rules 9510.2030

Ownership changes, Minn. Rules 9510.2020

Purpose of rules, Minn. Rules 9510.2000

Scope of rules, Minn. Rules 9510.2000

Medical records, Minn. Rules 4640.1000

Medical staffs, Minn. Rules 4640.0800

Mental hospitals, see MENTAL AND PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS

Menus, maintenance in files, Minn. Rules 4640.2800

Metropolitan statistical area hospitals

Defined, Minn. Rules 9500.1100

Inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), Minn. Rules 9500.1090 to 9500.1140

Milk, standards for milk and milk service, Minn. Rules 4640.2800

MinnesotaCare tax, definitions, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Monthly reports, Minn. Rules 4640.1300

Morgues, Minn. Rules 4645.0700, 4645.3805

Mouthwash cups, equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Municipal lockup detainees, treatment of, Minn. Rules 2945.5420

Narcotic records and permits, Minn. Rules 4640.1200

Neonatal transfers

Diagnostic categories, Minn. Rules 9500.1100

Inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), determinations, Minn. Rules 9500.1116, 9500.1124

Neurosurgical centers, Minn. Rules 9515.0200, 9515.0450

Newborn nurseries, Minn. Rules 4640.2700, 4645.1200

Noise, Minn. Rules 7030.0050

Nonmetropolitan statistical area hospitals

Defined, Minn. Rules 9500.1100

Inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), Minn. Rules 9500.1090 to 9500.1140

Nonoperating donations and grants, definitions, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Nonoperating expenses, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Nonoperating public funding, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Nonoperating revenue, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Notice received

Hospital admissions certification (public assistance), reconsideration decisions, Minn. Rules 9505.0520

Infant medical neglect, Minn. Rules 9560.0218

Patients grievance mechanism, Minn. Rules 4680.0100 to 4680.1300

Nursery departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2700, 4645.1200

Nurses

Calls, Minn. Rules 4645.4400, 4645.5400

Departments, Minn. Rules 4645.0800

Responsibilities, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Stations, Minn. Rules 4640.1900, 4645.0800

Observation windows, nurseries, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Obstetrical department

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.2600, 4645.1100

Separate toilet and bathing facilities, Minn. Rules 4640.3300

Separation from surgical departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2400

Obstetrical nurses, limitations on services, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Occupancy rates, excessively high, alleviation, Minn. Rules 4640.0500

Oil, set-aside program, evaluation criteria, Minn. Rules 7615.0310

Operating expenses

Generally, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Medical care surcharge, see same under this topic

Reporting, Medicare cost reports, Minn. Rules 4650.0104, 4650.0111

Operating revenue, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Operating rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.2400, 4645.0900

Operations or surgery register, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Out-of-area hospitals

Defined, Minn. Rules 9500.1100

Inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), Minn. Rules 9500.1090 to 9500.1140

Outlets, electrical outlets, Minn. Rules 4645.4200

Outpatient registration, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Outpatients register, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Overcrowding, alleviation, Minn. Rules 4640.0500

Oxygen

Analyzers, premature nurseries, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Availability of oxygen and oxygen equipment, Minn. Rules 4640.2500

Concentration, oxygen analyzers or limiting devices, premature nurseries, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Equipment, Minn. Rules 4645.3800

Obstetrical departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Painting shops, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Parking facilities, disability access, Minn. Rules 1341.0403

Patient days records, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Patient medical records, Minn. Rules 4640.1000

Patient services

Charity care, see same under this topic

Cost to hospitals, see Operating expenses under this topic

Cost to patients, rates, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Emergency medical services, see EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Revenue, see same under this topic

Patients grievance mechanism

Applicability of rules, Minn. Rules 4680.0200

Complaints, Minn. Rules 4680.0500, 4680.1000

Definitions, Minn. Rules 4680.0100

Fines, Minn. Rules 4680.1200, 4680.1300

Generally, Minn. Rules 4680.0100 to 4680.1300

Minimum standards, Minn. Rules 4680.0300

Notice

Existence and availability of system, Minn. Rules 4680.0900

Violations, fines, Minn. Rules 4680.1200

Patients bill of rights, notice, Minn. Rules 4680.0900

Person operating system, Minn. Rules 4680.0400

Persons authorized to receive complaints, Minn. Rules 4680.0400

Records, complaints, Minn. Rules 4680.0800

Reports, Minn. Rules 4680.1100

Time for response, Minn. Rules 4680.0600, 4680.0700

Veterans facilities, complying with, Minn. Rules 9050.0030

Patients rooms

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.1700, 4645.0800

Lavatories, Minn. Rules 4640.3300

Maternity patients, separation from other patients, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Patients

Admissions, see same under this topic

Hospice patients, short-term inpatient care, Minn. Rules 4664.0330

Outpatient registration, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Services for, see Patient services under this topic

Pediatric nursing units, Minn. Rules 4645.1500

Permits, narcotics purchases, Minn. Rules 4640.1200

Personnel, see Employees under this topic

Pets, permitted on premises, Minn. Rules 4638.0200

Pharmacies in, patient consultation, exception, Minn. Rules 6800.0910

Pharmacists and pharmacies, Minn. Rules 6800.0100 to 6800.9954

Physical plant, Minn. Rules 4640.3500

Physicians and surgeons

Call and in-and-out systems, plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Medical staff, Minn. Rules 4640.0800

Responsibility for medical records, Minn. Rules 4640.1000

Piers, Minn. Rules 4645.2700

Piping

Generally, Minn. Rules 4645.2800, 4645.3500

Heating and steam systems, Minn. Rules 4645.3100

Medical gases, Minn. Rules 4645.3800

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Placement of children, Minn. Rules 4640.1400

Planning, Minn. Rules 4640.0400

Plans and specifications

Changes in plans, approval, Minn. Rules 4645.5800

Compliance with approved plans, Minn. Rules 4645.5800

Fire marshal approval, Minn. Rules 4645.6000

Generally, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Preliminary plans, Minn. Rules 4645.5300

Preparation and certification by registered engineers or architects, Minn. Rules 4645.5700

Resubmission, construction commenced one year or more after approval, Minn. Rules 4645.5900

Specifications supplementing drawings, Minn. Rules 4645.5500

Water supply, Minn. Rules 4645.5600

Plant, equipment, and occupancy expenses, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Plumbing

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.3300, 4645.1300, 4645.3500

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Practical nurses, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Pregnancy-related deaths reports, Minn. Rules 4640.1300

Preliminary plans, Minn. Rules 4645.5300

Premature nurseries, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Preparation of plans and specifications by registered architects or engineers, Minn. Rules 4645.5700

Prices, rates, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Private donations and grants for operations, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Professional care, medical staff responsibilities, Minn. Rules 4640.0800

Promotion, costs, see Operating expenses under this topic

Property taxes, see Taxes, fees, and assessments under this topic

Psychiatric hospitals, see MENTAL AND PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS

Public funding for operations, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Public information and education programs, costs, definitions, hospital and surgical center reporting, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Public places, hospitals defined as, clean indoor air, Minn. Rules 4620.0100

Pump rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Quality assurance and utilization management program or activity expenses, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Quiet rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.0800

Radiation hazard caution signs, Minn. Rules 4731.2320

Radiation-producing equipment, see RADIATION-PRODUCING EQUIPMENT

Radiators, Minn. Rules 4645.3000

Radioactive materials

Generally, see RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS

Nuclear medicine, see NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Radiology facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Ramps, safety, Minn. Rules 4640.3500

Rates, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Recommended facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.0700

Records

Complaints by patients, grievance mechanism, Minn. Rules 4680.0800

Medical records, Minn. Rules 4640.1000

Narcotics, Minn. Rules 4640.1200

Personnel records, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Requirements, generally, Minn. Rules 4640.1100

Storage facilities, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Refrigeration systems, Minn. Rules 4640.2800, 4645.3805

Regulatory and compliance reporting expenses, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Rehabilitation hospitals, diagnostic categories, Minn. Rules 9500.1100

Rents, see Operating expenses under this topic

Reports given

Audited annual financial statements, Minn. Rules 4650.0110

Births in hospital, Minn. Rules 4640.1300

Deaths in hospital, Minn. Rules 4640.1300

Disciplinary action, Minn. Rules 6321.0500

Grievances, Minn. Rules 4680.1100

Illegitimate births, Minn. Rules 4640.1400

Medicare cost reports, Minn. Rules 4650.0104, 4650.0111

Patient service data, Minn. Rules 4640.1300

Vital statistics, see Institutions under BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS

Research expenses, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Research, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Residents (physicians), full-time equivalent residents, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Revenue, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Rights of patients, Minn. Rules 4680.0100 to 4680.1300

Roofs

Drainage, Minn. Rules 4645.3500, 4645.5400

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Rooms

Radiation hazard caution signs, Minn. Rules 4731.2320

Used for patients, Minn. Rules 4640.1700

Rural hospital planning and transition grant program, defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Safety, Minn. Rules 4640.3500

Sales and use taxes

Exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.6200

Prepared food, candy, and soft drinks, Minn. Rules 8130.5700

Screens, doors, windows and other outside openings, Minn. Rules 4640.3400

Service departments, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Services, see Patient services under this topic

Set-up beds, see Beds and bedding under this topic

Sewage disposal, Minn. Rules 4640.3300, 4645.3700, 4645.5600

Showers, Minn. Rules 4640.3300, 4645.0800

Signaling devices, patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Sites, selection, Minn. Rules 4645.0200

Sleeping rooms, smoke detectors, building code amendments, Minn. Rules 1305.0907

Smoking regulations, generally, see Public places under SMOKING

Soap, lavatories, Minn. Rules 4640.3300

Soft drinks, sales and use taxes, exemptions, Minn. Rules 8130.4700

Solariums, Minn. Rules 4645.0800

Special education

Early childhood intervention, Minn. Rules 3525.1351, 3525.2335, 3525.2340

Infant and toddler intervention, Minn. Rules 3525.1350

Residential facilities and programs, see under SPECIAL EDUCATION

Specialized hospitals

Accounting and bookkeeping, see same under this topic

Defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Psychiatric hospitals, see MENTAL AND PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS

Specifications, see Plans and specifications under this topic

Spinal cord injury registry, see under PERSONAL INJURIES

Stairs, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.2400, 4645.2700

Standpipe and sprinkler systems, plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

State hospitals, see REGIONAL TREATMENT CENTERS

State licensed facilities, hospitals defined as, construction (structures) approvals, Minn. Rules 1302.0400

Steam systems, Minn. Rules 4645.3100

Sterilization

Facilities in utility rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.2000

Infant formula preparation, Minn. Rules 4640.2700

Patient utensils, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Requirements, sterilizers and autoclaves, Minn. Rules 4645.3600

Supplies, provision and storage, Minn. Rules 4640.2200

Surgical department, Minn. Rules 4640.2400, 4645.0900

Surgical supplies, Minn. Rules 4640.2400

Sterilizing and supply rooms, surgical departments, Minn. Rules 4645.0900

Storage

Equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Physical plant, Minn. Rules 4640.3500

Service department, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Utility rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.2000

Stretcher alcoves, Minn. Rules 4645.0800

Structural drawings, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Structural work, Minn. Rules 4645.2500 to 4645.2700

Subcutaneous solution administration, supplies and equipment, Minn. Rules 4640.2200, 4640.2600

Submission of plans before construction, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Suction devices, infants respiratory tracts, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Surcharges

Financial statements, annual reporting, Minn. Rules 4650.0112

Medical care surcharge, see same under this topic

Surgical departments, Minn. Rules 4640.2400, 4645.0900

Suspect nurseries, Minn. Rules 4640.2700, 4645.1200

Switches, electrical switches, Minn. Rules 4645.4200

Tables, equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Taxes, fees, and assessments

Costs, see same under this topic

Defined, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

MinnesotaCare tax, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Property taxes, generally, see PROPERTY TAXES

Tax liability, health care gross revenues taxes, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Telephones

Physical plant, Minn. Rules 4640.3500

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.5400

Temperature, Minn. Rules 4645.3000

Tests and testing, radioactive materials, in vitro clinical or laboratory testing, Minn. Rules 4731.3245

Thermometers, equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Tissue examination, Minn. Rules 4640.1500

Toilets and toilet facilities

Disability access, Minn. Rules 1341.0610

Employee locker rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.1300

Fixtures, Minn. Rules 4645.3500

Food handlers, Minn. Rules 4640.3200

Generally, Minn. Rules 4640.3300, 4645.0800

Obstetrical departments, doctors and nurses, Minn. Rules 4645.1100

Surgical departments, doctors and nurses, Minn. Rules 4645.0900

Towels

Equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Lavatories, Minn. Rules 4640.3300

Transfers

Inpatient hospital payment system (assistance payments), limitation, Minn. Rules 9500.1129

Neonatal transfers, see same under this topic

Traumatic brain injury registry, Minn. Rules 4643.0010 to 4643.0040

Treatment rooms, Minn. Rules 4645.0800

Tuberculosis hospitals, Minn. Rules 4640.4400 to 4640.6000

Umbilical cord care equipment, obstetrical department, Minn. Rules 4640.2600

Utility rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.2000, 4645.0800

Utilization, review, costs, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Vapor venting systems, Minn. Rules 4645.3500

Ventilation

Food storage, preparation and service areas, Minn. Rules 4640.3000

Physical plant, Minn. Rules 4640.3500

Plans and specifications, Minn. Rules 4645.2800, 4645.3200, 4645.5400

Volunteers, generally, Minn. Rules 4640.0900

Walls, Minn. Rules 4640.3500, 4645.2400

Wards, Minn. Rules 4640.1700

Wash basins, equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Wash cloths, equipment for patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1800

Water supply, Minn. Rules 4640.3300, 4645.3400

Wellness education, Minn. Rules 4650.0102

Whole blood administration, supplies and equipment, Minn. Rules 4640.2200, 4640.2600

Wind loads, Minn. Rules 4645.2600

Windows

Patient rooms, Minn. Rules 4640.1700, 4645.0800

Screens, Minn. Rules 4640.3400

Workplace accident and injury reduction, compliance, Minn. Rules 5208.1500

X-rays, regulations on use, see IONIZING RADIATION

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