Medical institution

Medical institution means an institution that -
(a) Is organized to provide medical care, including nursing and convalescent care;
(b) Has the necessary professional personnel, equipment, and facilities to manage the medical, nursing, and other health needs of patients on a continuing basis in accordance with accepted standards;
(c) Is authorized under State law to provide medical care; and
(d) Is staffed by professional personnel who are responsible to the institution for professional medical and nursing services. The services must include adequate and continual medical care and supervision by a physician; registered nurse or licensed practical nurse supervision and services and nurses' aid services, sufficient to meet nursing care needs; and a physician's guidance on the professional aspects of operating the institution.

Source

42 CFR § 435.1010


Scoping language

None
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