42 CFR 483.55 - Dental services.

§ 483.55 Dental services.
The facility must assist residents in obtaining routine and 24-hour emergency dental care.
(a) Skilled nursing facilities. A facility (1) Must provide or obtain from an outside resource, in accordance with § 483.75(h) of this part, routine and emergency dental services to meet the needs of each resident;
(2) May charge a Medicare resident an additional amount for routine and emergency dental services;
(3) Must if necessary, assist the resident—
(i) In making appointments; and
(ii) By arranging for transportation to and from the dentist's office; and
(4) Promptly refer residents with lost or damaged dentures to a dentist.
(b) Nursing facilities. The facility (1) Must provide or obtain from an outside resource, in accordance with § 483.75(h) of this part, the following dental services to meet the needs of each resident:
(i) Routine dental services (to the extent covered under the State plan); and
(ii) Emergency dental services;
(2) Must, if necessary, assist the resident—
(i) In making appointments; and
(ii) By arranging for transportation to and from the dentist's office; and
(3) Must promptly refer residents with lost or damaged dentures to a dentist.
[56 FR 48875, Sept. 26, 1991]

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Title 42 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR 483 after this date.

  • 2014-12-12; vol. 79 # 239 - Friday, December 12, 2014
    1. 79 FR 73873 - Medicare and Medicaid Program; Revisions to Certain Patient's Rights Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Proposed rule.
      To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on February 10, 2015.
      42 CFR Part 416, 418, 482, 483, and 485