3701-83-25 Definitions.

For purposes of rules 3701-83-25 to 3701-83-32 of the Administrative Code the following definitions apply:

(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; and

(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.

(C) "Occupational therapist" means a person licensed to practice occupational therapy pursuant to section 4755.07 of the Revised Code.

(D) "Physical therapist" means a person licensed to practice physical therapy pursuant to section 4755.44 of the Revised Code.

(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.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/10/2011 and 02/10/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3702.12
Rule Amplifies: 3702.30
Prior Effective Dates: 1/13/1996