Minnesota Nursing Home Rehabilitative Services Regulations
Pursuant to Minnesota Administrative Rule 4658.1200, SPECIALIZED REHABILITATIVE SERVICES, Subpart 1., definitions. For purposes of this part, the following terms have the meanings given them.
A. “Qualified personnel” means professional staff who are licensed, certified, or registered in accordance with applicable state laws and rules, and are educated to perform the particular service safely and competently.
B. “Specialized rehabilitative services” means restorative therapy and specialized maintenance therapy including, but not limited to, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.
Subp. 2. If specialized rehabilitative services are required in the resident’s comprehensive plan of care, the nursing home must:
A. provide the required services; or
B. obtain the required services from an outside source according to part 4658.0075.
Subp. 3. Qualified personnel. Specialized rehabilitative services must be provided by qualified personnel under the written order of a physician or other health care practitioner authorized to prescribe.
Penalties for Violations of Specialized Rehabilitative Rules
According to Minnesota Administrative Rule 4658.1290, PENALTIES FOR SPECIALIZED REHABILITATIVE SERVICES RULE VIOLATIONS.
Penalty assessments will be assessed on a daily basis for violations of part 4658.1200 and are as follows:
A. part 4658.1200, subpart 2, $350; and
B. part 4658.1200, subpart 3, $300.
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