Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-07-03-.05 - PROCESSING AND VERIFICATION

(1) If errors, inconsistencies, or incomplete elements are identified by the Department the errors will be reported to the hospital in writing. Upon receiving written notification of errors, the hospital facility shall investigate the problem and shall supply correct information within fifteen (15) days from notification.
(2) Discharge data reported in an incorrect format or with elements inconsistent with T.C.A. 68-1-108 will be considered in error and returned to the reporting entity.
(3) Discharge data considered in error is subject to the penalties as prescribed in T.C.A. 68-1-108, unless the errors are corrected within fifteen (15) days after the hospital receives notification of existing errors.
(4) After the quarterly data have been computerized, edited, updated, and determined to be the final corrected set by the Department, each hospital shall be given a ten (10) day opportunity to review the quarterly data set relating to their hospital, if they so desire. Upon the expiration of that ten day period, absent receipt of corrections and/or revisions from the hospitals, the quarterly data is considered verified. If corrections and/or revisions are received, the quarterly data is considered verified once the corrections and/or revisions have been made by the Department.
(5) The same procedure as stated in paragraph (4) above shall be used for verification of the final data set at the close of the data year.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-07-03-.05
Original rule filed July 30, 1987; effective September 13, 1987. Repeal and new rule filed May 7, 1997; effective July 21, 1997. Amendment filed June 14, 2006; effective August 28, 2006.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, and 68-1-108.

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