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- by nratchet Jul 13, '07Does anyone know where I can find the Medicare Regulations for Doctor visits in the nursing home? Things like how soon after admission the Doctor has to see patient, etc.
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- Jul 17, '07 by Talinomedicare part a
40.2 - certification for extended care services
certifications must be obtained at the time of admission, or as soon thereafter as is reasonable and practicable. the routine admission procedure followed by a physician would not be sufficient certification of the necessity for post-hospital extended care services for purposes of the program.
§483.40(c) frequency of physician visits