42 CFR 483.1 - Basis and scope.

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§ 483.1 Basis and scope.
(a) Statutory basis.
(1) Sections 1819 (a), (b), (c), and (d) of the Act provide that—
(i) Skilled nursing facilities participating in Medicare must meet certain specified requirements; and
(ii) The Secretary may impose additional requirements (see section 1819(d)(4)(B)) if they are necessary for the health and safety of individuals to whom services are furnished in the facilities.
(2) Section 1861(l) of the Act requires the facility to have in effect a transfer agreement with a hospital.
(3) Sections 1919 (a), (b), (c), and (d) of the Act provide that nursing facilities participating in Medicaid must meet certain specific requirements.
(b) Scope. The provisions of this part contain the requirements that an institution must meet in order to qualify to participate as a SNF in the Medicare program, and as a nursing facility in the Medicaid program. They serve as the basis for survey activities for the purpose of determining whether a facility meets the requirements for participation in Medicare and Medicaid.
[56 FR 48867, Sept. 26, 1991, as amended at 57 FR 43924, Sept. 23, 1992; 60 FR 50443, Sept. 29, 1995]

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  • 2015-08-04; vol. 80 # 149 - Tuesday, August 4, 2015
    1. 80 FR 46390 - Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for FY 2016, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and Staffing Data Collection
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      Final rule.
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      42 CFR Part 483

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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 Part 483 after this date.

  • 2015-08-04; vol. 80 # 149 - Tuesday, August 4, 2015
    1. 80 FR 46390 - Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) for FY 2016, SNF Value-Based Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, and Staffing Data Collection
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective date: The provisions of this final rule are effective on October 1, 2015 with the exception of provisions in § 483.75(u) which are effective on July 1, 2016.
      42 CFR Part 483