Code of the District of Columbia

§ 44–664.01. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:

(1) "Department" means the Department of Health Care Finance.

(2) "Hospital" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 44-501(a)(1), but excludes any hospital operated by the federal government.

(3) "Hospital system" means any group of hospitals licensed separately, but operated, owned, or maintained by a common entity.

(4) "Medicaid" means the medical assistance programs authorized by Title XIX of the Social Security Act, approved July 30, 1965 (79 Stat. 343; 42 U.S.C. § 1396 et seq.), and by § 1-307.02, and administered by the Department.

(5) "Outpatient gross patient revenue" means the amount calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles for hospitals that is reported as the sum of Lines 18 and 19; Column 2; Worksheet G-2 of the Hospital and Hospital Health Care Complex Cost Report (Form CMS 2552-10), filed for the period between October 1 and September 30, 2018.


(Dec. 13, 2017, D.C. Law 22-33, § 5062, 64 DCR 7652; Oct. 30, 2018, D.C. Law 22-168, § 5032(a), 65 DCR 9388; Sept. 11, 2019, D.C. Law 23-16, § 5082(a), 66 DCR 8621; Dec. 3, 2020, D.C. Law 23-149, § 5002(a), 67 DCR 10493.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5082(a) of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5082(a) of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5032(a) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-458, Oct. 3, 2018, 65 DCR 11212).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of this section, see § 5032(a) of Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434, July 30, 2018, 65 DCR 8200).

For temporary (90-day) creation of this section, see § 5062 of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2017, effective October 24, 2017 (D.C. Act 22-167; 64 DCR 10802).

For temporary (90-day) creation of this section, see § 5062 of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2017, effective July 20, 2017 (D.C. Act 22-104; 64 DCR 7032).