42 CFR 440.130 - Diagnostic, screening, preventive, and rehabilitative services.

§ 440.130 Diagnostic, screening, preventive, and rehabilitative services.

(a) “Diagnostic services,” except as otherwise provided under this subpart, includes any medical procedures or supplies recommended by a physician or other licensed practitioner of the healing arts, within the scope of his practice under State law, to enable him to identify the existence, nature, or extent of illness, injury, or other health deviation in a beneficiary.

(b) “Screening services” means the use of standardized tests given under medical direction in the mass examination of a designated population to detect the existence of one or more particular diseases or health deviations or to identify for more definitive studies individuals suspected of having certain diseases.

(c) “Preventive services” means services recommended by a physician or other licensed practitioner of the healing arts acting within the scope of authorized practice under State law to -

(1) Prevent disease, disability, and other health conditions or their progression;

(2) Prolong life; and

(3) Promote physical and mental health and efficiency.

(d) “Rehabilitative services,” except as otherwise provided under this subpart, includes any medical or remedial services recommended by a physician or other licensed practitioner of the healing arts, within the scope of his practice under State law, for maximum reduction of physical or mental disability and restoration of a beneficiary to his best possible functional level.

[ 43 FR 45224, Sept. 29, 1978, as amended at 78 FR 42306, July 15, 2013]

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Title 42 published on 07-Jun-2018 03:52

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 440 after this date.

  • 2017-07-10; vol. 82 # 130 - Monday, July 10, 2017
    1. 82 FR 31729 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies; Delay of Effective Date
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      Final rule; delay of effective date.
      The effective date of the final rule published on January 13, 2017 (82 FR 4504) is delayed until January 13, 2018. Additionally, the conforming amendments (to § 484.65 and § 484.115) in this rule are effective January 13, 2018.
      42 CFR Parts 409, 410, 418, 440, 484, 485 and 488