(A) "Freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facility" or "inpatient rehabilitation facility" means a facility operated for the exclusive purpose of providing specialized rehabilitation services, on an inpatient basis, to persons with functional limitations or chronic disabling conditions who are in a medically stable condition and have the potential to achieve significant improvement in independent functioning. Freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facility does not include the following:
(1) A facility established and operated for the primary purpose of providing rehabilitation treatment services for alcohol or drug abuse;
(2) A general hospital as defined in rule 3701-59-01 of the Administrative Code or other entity that provides rehabilitation services that are reviewed and accredited or certified as part of a general hospital's accreditation or certification as required by section 3727.02 of the Revised Code; or
(3) A nursing home licensed under Chapter 3721. of the Revised Code, a skilled nursing facility that meets the requirements for participation in medicare, or a nursing facility that meets the requirements for participation in medicaid.
(B) "Interdisciplinary team" means a group of individuals representing appropriate licensed disciplines providing an integrated approach to serving the rehabilitation needs specific to a particular patient in an inpatient rehabilitation facility.
(E) "Psychologist" means a person licensed to practice psychology pursuant to Chapter 4732. of the Revised Code.
(F) "Social worker" means a person licensed to practice social work pursuant to Chapter 4757. of the Revised Code.
(G) "Speech-language pathologist" means a person licensed to practice speech pathology pursuant to Chapter 4753. of the Revised Code.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 02/16/2016 and 02/15/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3702.13
Rule Amplifies: 3702.12, 3702.13, 3702.30
Prior Effective Dates: 1/13/1996