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The DC Code: § 44-631 Definitions.

Index44 Charitable and Curative Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

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

Historical and Statutory

Temporary Addition of Section Section 1102 of D.C. Law 18-222 added a section to read as follows: "Sec. 1102. Definitions. "For the purposes of this act, the term: "(1) 'Hospital' has the same meaning as set forth in section 2(a)(1) of the Health-Care and Community Residence Facility, Hospice and Home Care Licensure Act of 1983, effective February 24, 1984 (D.C. Law 5-48; D.C. Official Code § 44-501(a)(1)), but excludes St. Elizabeths Hospital and any hospital operated by the federal government. "(2) '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 section 1 of An Act To enable the District of Columbia to receive Federal financial assistance under title XIX of the Social Security Act for a medical assistance program, and for other purposes, approved December 27, 1967 (81 Stat. 744; D.C. Official Code § 1-307.02), and administered by the Department of Health Care Finance." Section 2002(b) of D.C. Law 18-222 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 1102 of Fiscal Year 2010 Balanced Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-450, June 28, 2010, 57 DCR 5635). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 5012 of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542). For temporary (90 day) addition, see §§ 1102 of Fiscal Year 2010 Balanced Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-531, August 6, 2010, 57 DCR 8109). Legislative History of Laws Law 18-223, the "Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Act of 2010", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-731, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole.   The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 26, 2010, and June 15, 2010, respectively.  Signed by the Mayor on July 2, 2010, it was assigned Act No. 18-462 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.   D.C. Law 18-223 became effective on September 24, 2010. DC CODE § 44-631 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 5012, 57 DCR 6242.)