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55 Pa. Code § 6210.43. Recertification of continued need for care.

§ 6210.43. Recertification of continued need for care.

 (a)  A physician, a physician’s assistant under the supervision of a physician or a nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist shall enter into the recipient’s medical record a signed and dated statement that the recipient continued to need intermediate care for individuals with an intellectual disability.

 (b)  In a non-State operated ICF/ID, the person who certifies the need for continued care specified in subsection (a), may not be an employee of the facility but shall work in collaboration with the recipient’s physician.

 (c)  The recertification specified in subsection (a) shall be completed at least once every 365 days after initial certification.


   The provisions of this §  6210.43 amended under section 443.1(2) and (3) of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. §  443.1(2) and (3)).


   The provisions of this §  6210.43 amended June 17, 2016, effective June 18, 2016, 46 Pa.B. 3177. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (276200).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  6210.114 (relating to failure to adhere to certification requirements).

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