(1) In addition to complying with the standards contained in ARM 37.106.2301, an inpatient hospice facility must comply with the requirements of the conditions of participation for hospices providing inpatient care directly, as set forth in 42 CFR Part 418, subparts C through E. Those conditions of participation include, but are not limited to, requirements concerning the following:
(a) 24-hour nursing service;
(b) disaster preparedness;
(c) health and safety laws;
(d) fire protection;
(e) fire protection waivers;
(f) patient areas;
(g) patient rooms and toilet facilities;
(h) bathroom facilities;
(j) isolation areas;
(k) meal service, menu planning, and supervision; and
(l) pharmaceutical hospice service.
(2) The department hereby adopts and incorporates by reference 42 CFR Part 418, subparts C through E, which contain the conditions that a hospice must meet in order to participate in the medicare program. A copy of the above conditions of participation may be obtained from the Department of Public Health and Human Services, Quality Assurance Division, 2401 Colonial Drive, P.O. Box 202953, Helena, MT 59620-2953.