U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal, State, and Local Governments
Government Finance and Employment Classification Manual
DESCRIPTIONS OF FUNCTIONAL CATEGORIES
 
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FUNCTION CODE:   40 NAME:    Own Hospitals
SECTOR:    General APPLIES TO:    Finance | |    Employment |X|
PUBLICATION CATEGORIES:    Hospitals
DEFINITION:    Hospital facilities providing in-patient medical care and institutions primarily for care and treatment of handicapped (rather than education) which are directly administered by a government, including those operated by public universities. Also covers direct payments for acquisition or construction of hospitals whether or not the government will operate the completed facility.
EXAMPLES:   Government-operated general hospitals; institutions for the custody, treatment, or general care of the mentally insane or defective, feeble-minded, mentally retarded, or emotionally disturbed; TB sanatoria, maternity and children hospitals, orthopedic hospitals, and hospitals for chronic diseases; institutions for care and treatment of blind, deaf, developmentally disabled, or other special classes of handicap; hospitals associated with university medical schools (including paid student help).
EXCLUSIONS:   Nursing homes (or other welfare institutions) not directly associated with a public hospital (report at Public Welfare, code 79); state schools for blind, deaf, or other handicapped primarily for education and training (report at Other Education, code 21); infirmaries serving particular institutions, like college infirmaries and prison hospitals (report at function involved); hospitals for criminally insane operated by corrections agency (report at Correctional Institutions, code 05); instructional staff of medical school hospitals (report at Other Higher Education, code 18).
REFERENCES: - To be added later -
OTHER NOTES:    (1) Refer to dependent agency checklists for state and large city and county government institutions included in this function.
 
DETAILED CODE LIST WITH COVERAGE OF DATA COLLECTION*
 
  General Purpose Governments
EXPENDITURES, DIRECT: Federal StateD.C. Large City-County Other LocalSpecial District
EMPLOYMENT DATA Y YY Y YY
 
* Shows whether data are collected (Y) or not (N) for that type.

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