Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-520 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

In addition to the definitions in K.S.A. 65-1,241 and amendments thereto, each of the following terms shall have the meaning assigned in this regulation:

(a) "Abnormal condition" means any condition established at conception or acquired in utero that results in a morphologic, metabolic, functional, or behavioral disorder requiring medical or other intervention.
(b) "Birth defects information system" means the Kansas birth defects reporting system, which collects, maintains, analyzes, and disseminates information regarding abnormal conditions, birth defects, and congenital anomalies of each stillbirth and of each child from birth to five years of age with a birth defect.
(c) "Congenital anomaly" means an error of morphogenesis that is established at conception or acquired during intrauterine life, which is also referred to as a birth defect.
(d) "ICD-9-CM" means the clinical modification of the "international classification of diseases," ninth revision, published by Ingenix inc., which is used to code and classify morbidity data from inpatient and outpatient records, physician offices, and most surveys from the national center for health statistics. The following portions of volume one of this document are hereby adopted by reference:
(1) "Genetic and metabolic conditions," codes 243 through 279.2 on pages 49 through 60;
(2) "sickle cell anemia and other hemoglobinopathies," codes 282.4 through 282.7 on pages 61 and 62;
(3) "congenital anomalies," codes 740 through 759 on pages 227 through 240; and
(4) "fetal alcohol syndrome," code 760.71 on page 241.
(e) "Primary diagnosis" means the principal disease or condition assigned to an infant by a licensed physician based on the history of the disease process, signs and symptoms, laboratory data, and special tests.


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-520
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2009 Supp. 65-1,245; effective Dec. 3, 2010.

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