42 CFR 456.60 - Certification and recertification of need for inpatient care.

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§ 456.60 Certification and recertification of need for inpatient care.
(a) Certification.
(1) A physician must certify for each applicant or beneficiary that inpatient services in a hospital are or were needed.
(2) The certification must be made at the time of admission or, if an individual applies for assistance while in a hospital, before the Medicaid agency authorizes payment.
(b) Recertification.
(1) A physician, or physician assistant or nurse practitioner (as defined in § 491.2 of this chapter) acting within the scope of practice as defined by State law and under the supervision of a physician, must recertify for each applicant or beneficiary that inpatient services in a hospital are needed.
(2) Recertifications must be made at least every 60 days after certification.
[46 FR 48561, Oct. 1, 1981]

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Title 42 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2015-04-10; vol. 80 # 69 - Friday, April 10, 2015
    1. 80 FR 19418 - Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; the Application of Mental Health Parity Requirements to Coverage Offered by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Alternative Benefit Plans
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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 June 9, 2015.
      42 CFR Parts 438, 440, 456, and 457