Utah Admin. Code R414-2A-2 - Definitions

Current through Bulletin 2022-07, April 1, 2022

(1) "Admission" means the acceptance of a Medicaid member for inpatient hospital care and treatment when the member meets established criteria for severity of illness and intensity of service and the required service cannot be provided in an alternative setting.
(2) "Inpatient" is an individual whose severity of illness and intensity of service requires continuous care in a hospital.
(3) "Inpatient Hospital Intensive Physical Rehabilitation" means an intense program of physical rehabilitation provided in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital or an inpatient rehabilitation unit of a hospital.
(4) "Inpatient Hospital Services" are services that a hospital provides for the care and treatment of inpatients.
(5) "Observation services" means services, often less than 24 hours, including use of a bed and monitoring by hospital staff, which are reasonable and necessary to evaluate the medical condition or determine the need for a possible admission to the hospital.
(6) "Prepaid Mental Health Plan" means the Medicaid mental and/or substance use disorder managed care plan that covers inpatient and/or outpatient mental health services and outpatient substance use disorder services for PMHP-enrolled Medicaid members.


Utah Admin. Code R414-2A-2
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2018-1, effective 12/12/2017 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2019-20, effective 9/17/2019

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