Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-630-1 - Certificate of need

Current through March 4, 2022

Definitions. As used in sections 19a-630-1 to 19a-653-4, inclusive, of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies:

(1) "Acquisition" means the acquisition through purchase, lease, donation or other comparable arrangement of a computed tomography scanner, magnetic resonance imaging scanner, positron emission tomography scanner, positron emission tomography-computed tomography scanner, linear accelerator or equipment that utilizes technology that has not previously been utilized in the state;
(2) "Central Service Facility" means a health care facility or institution, person or entity engaged primarily in providing services for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of human health conditions, serving one or more health care facilities, practitioners or institutions and satisfying the criteria for a central service facility as discussed in section 19a-630-2 of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies;
(3) "Day", unless specified otherwise in statute or regulation, means a calendar day;
(4) "Freestanding Emergency Department" means an emergency department that is not located on the main campus of a hospital and is held out to the public (by name, posted signs, advertising or other means) as a place that provides care for emergency medical conditions on an urgent basis without requiring a previously scheduled appointment;
(5) "Interventional cardiology" means non-surgical procedures used in the treatment of coronary artery and peripheral vascular disease and performed in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. Procedures include, but are not limited to, angioplasty, valvuloplasty, cardiac ablation, coronary thrombectomy, and congenital heart defect correction;
(6) "Office" or "OHCA" means the Office of Health Care Access division of the Department of Public Health, as established by section 19a-612 of the Connecticut General Statutes;
(7) "Provider" means any person or entity that provides health care services;
(8) "Psychiatric residential treatment facility" means a psychiatric residential treatment facility as defined in 42 CFR 483.352.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 19a-630-1
Effective April 9, 2013

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