42 CFR § 456.125 - Time limits for admission review.

§ 456.125 Time limits for admission review.

Except as required under § 456.127, the UR plan must provide that review of each beneficiary's admission to the hospital is conducted -

(a) Within one working day after admission, for an individual who is receiving Medicaid at that time; or

(b) Within one working day after the hospital is notified of the application for Medicaid, for an individual who applies while in the hospital.