Hospital means a facility that has been proposed for approval or has been approved by HUD under the provisions of this subpart, and:
(1) That provides community services for inpatient medical care of the sick or injured (including obstetrical care);
(2) Where not more than 50 percent of the total patient days during any year are customarily assignable to the categories of chronic convalescent and rest, drug and alcoholic, epileptic, mentally deficient, mental, nervous and mental, and tuberculosis, except that the 50 percent patient day restriction does not apply to Critical Access Hospitals (hospitals designated as such under the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program) between January 28, 2008 and July 31, 2011.
(3) That is a facility licensed or regulated by the state (or, if there is no such state law providing for such licensing or regulation by the state, by the municipality or other political subdivision in which the facility is located) and is:
(i) A public facility owned by a state or unit of local government or by an instrumentality thereof, or owned by a public benefit corporation established by a state or unit of local government or by an instrumentality thereof;
(ii) A proprietary facility; or
(iii) A facility of a private nonprofit corporation or association.
24 CFR § 242.1
As used in this subpart, the following terms shall have the meaning indicated: