42 CFR 424.27 - Requirements for comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility (CORF) services.

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§ 424.27 Requirements for comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility (CORF) services.
Medicare Part B pays for CORF services only if a physician certifies, and the facility physician recertifies, the content specified in paragraphs (a) and (b)(2) of this section, as appropriate.
(a) Certification: Content.
(1) The services were required because the individual needed skilled rehabilitation services;
(2) The services were furnished while the individual was under the care of a physician; and
(3) A written plan of treatment has been established and is reviewed periodically by a physician.
(b) Recertification—
(1) Timing. Recertification is required at least every 60 days for respiratory therapy services and every 90 days for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology services based on review by a facility physician or the referring physician who, when appropriate, consults with the professional personnel who furnish the services.
(2) Content.
(i) The plan is being followed;
(ii) The patient is making progress in attaining the rehabilitation goals; and,
(iii) The treatment is not having any harmful effect on the patient.
[53 FR 6634, Mar. 2, 1988, as amended at 72 FR 66405, Nov. 27, 2007]

Title 42 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-03-18; vol. 79 # 52 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15030 - Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2014 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Hospital Conditions of Participation; Payment Policies Related to Patient Status; Corrections
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rules; correction.
      This correcting document is effective on March 18, 2014.
      42 CFR Parts 412, 413, 414, 419, 424, 482, 485, and 489

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Title 42 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR 424 after this date.

  • 2014-03-18; vol. 79 # 52 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15030 - Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2014 Rates; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers; Hospital Conditions of Participation; Payment Policies Related to Patient Status; Corrections
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rules; correction.
      This correcting document is effective on March 18, 2014.
      42 CFR Parts 412, 413, 414, 419, 424, 482, 485, and 489