SECTION .2900 - CRITERIA AND STANDARDS FOR BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION SERVICES
10A NCAC 14C .2901 DEFINITIONS
The following definitions shall apply to all rules in this Section:
(1) "Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation services" means the procedure by which the bone marrow of a person other than the patient is infused after treating the patient for disease.
(2) "Approved bone marrow transplantation service" means an allogeneic or an autologous bone marrow transplantation service which was not operational prior to the beginning of the review period but which had been issued a certificate of need or had been developed and offered prior to March 18, 1993 in accordance with 1993 N.C. Sess. Laws c. 7, s. 12.
(3) "Autologous bone marrow transplantation services" means the process of reinfusing the patient's own bone marrow after treating the patient for disease.
(4) "Bone marrow transplantation service area" means a geographic area defined by the applicant from which patients to be admitted to the service will originate.
(5) "Bone marrow transplantation services" is defined in G.S. 131E-176(2a).
(6) "Cryopreservation" means the process of preserving tissue by freezing at very low temperatures.
(7) "Existing bone marrow transplantation service" means an allogeneic or an autologous bone marrow transplantation service in operation prior to the beginning of the review period.
History Note: Filed as a Temporary Adoption Eff. September 1, 1993 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;
Authority G.S. 131E-177(1); 131E-183(b);
Eff. January 4, 1994.