(1) A hospital's Medicaid inpatient utilization rate is the hospital's percentage rate computed by dividing the total number of Medicaid inpatient days in the hospital's fiscal year by the total number of the hospital's inpatient days in that same period.

(2) The period used to determine whether a hospital is deemed a routine disproportionate share hospital will be the most recent calendar year for which final cost reports are available for all hospital providers.


History: 53-2-201, 53-6-113, MCA; IMP, 53-2-201, 53-6-101, 53-6-111, 53-6-113, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 482, Eff. 2/27/04; AMD, 2007 MAR p. 1680, Eff. 10/26/07; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 1041, Eff. 5/26/18.