42 CFR § 456.122 - Evaluation criteria for admission review.

§ 456.122 Evaluation criteria for admission review.

The UR plan must provide that -

(a) The committee develops written medical care criteria to assess the need for admission; and

(b) The committee develops more extensive written criteria for cases that its experience shows are -

(1) Associated with high costs;

(2) Associated with the frequent furnishing of excessive services; or

(3) Attended by physicians whose patterns of care are frequently found to be questionable.