N.H. Code Admin. R. He-E 801.23 - Personal Emergency Response Systems Services

Current through Register Vol. 41, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) "Personal emergency response system" means a communication service providing socially isolated participants with 24-hour direct access to a medical control center through an electronic device which allows the participant to alert the control center in the case of an emergency.
(b) Personal emergency response systems shall be a covered service for participants who:
(1) Live alone, live only with someone in poor or failing health, or who are alone at home for greater than 4 hours each day;
(2) Are one of the following:
a. Are ambulatory and have been identified as being at risk of falls after an assessment of fall risk by a registered nurse or occupational or physical therapist; or
b. Have been identified as being at risk of having a medical emergency in the clinical eligibility determination or by a primary care practitioner, registered nurse, or occupational therapist; and
(3) Would require ongoing supervision if the personal emergency response system were not provided.
(c) Personal emergency response systems shall not be covered separately when provided to a participant receiving residential care services or adult family care services.

Notes

N.H. Code Admin. R. He-E 801.23

(See Revision Note at part heading for He-E 801) #9969, eff 8-8-11

Amended by Volume XXXIX Number 32, Filed August 8, 2019, Proposed by #12830, Effective 8/7/2019, Expires 2/3/2020.

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