3701-83-27 Admission procedures and preliminary assessment.

(A) The inpatient rehabilitation facility shall develop written criteria for admission of patients to the facility that includes a description of programs and services available at the facility.

(B) The inpatient rehabilitation facility shall not admit a patient to the facility unless the following conditions are met:

(1) The patient is able to tolerate a minimum of three hours of rehabilitation therapy, five days per week;

(2) The patient is medically stable; and

(3) The patient's prognosis indicates a progressively improved medical condition with the potential for increased independence.

(C) The inpatient rehabilitation facility shall complete a written preliminary assessment of each patient within forty-eight hours of admission. An interdisciplinary team shall perform the preliminary assessment that shall include at least the following:

(1) An evaluation of the appropriateness of placement in relation to the services available at the particular facility; and

(2) Identification of the immediate needs of the patient.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/10/2011 and 02/10/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3702.13 , 3702.30
Rule Amplifies: 3702.12 , 3702.13 , 3702.30
Prior Effective Dates: 1/13/1996, 9/5/02