Determining Level of Care: Must Physicians Have a Role in the Process?
02/01/2005 | 304 Requests *
States that are trying to streamline policies and paperwork to help people receive long term care and support in community settings are re-examining the processes they use to determine eligibility for programs. This technical assistance document focuses on one of those processes, determining “level of care”, and provides clarification about federal requirements for physician involvement.
Mollica, Robert; Reinhard, Susan
Medicaid; Level of Care; LOC; Code of Federal Regulations; 42 CFR 441.302(c);
Long-Term Care, Waiver
Nirvana Huhtala Petlick
Permission to use any element of this document should be obtained by the above named contact person. Always name the originator as the source of this material.
* Reflects requests since January 1, 2007