(1) A swing-bed hospital is a licensed hospital, critical access hospital (CAH) with swing-bed approval or licensed medical assistance facility which is medicare-certified to provide posthospital SNF care as defined in 42 CFR 409.20.

(2) Swing-bed hospital services are services provided in accordance with these rules by a swing-bed hospital which meets the swing-bed hospital participation requirements specified in these rules.

(3) "Swing-bed" means a bed approved pursuant to 42 USC 1395tt to be used to provide either acute care or extended skilled nursing care to a patient.

History: Sec. 53-2-201 and 53-6-113, MCA; IMP, Sec. 53-2-201, 53-6-101, 53-6-111, 53-6-113 and 53-6-141, MCA; NEW, 1984 MAR p. 996, Eff. 6/29/84; AMD, 1993 MAR p. 3069, Eff. 1/1/94; TRANS, from SRS, 2000 MAR p. 489; AMD, 2004 MAR p. 1479, Eff. 7/2/04.