Critical access hospital or “CAH” means a hospital licensed as a critical access hospital by the department of inspections and appeals pursuant to rule 481—51.52(135B).
Examples of Critical access hospital in a sentence
Critical access hospital: Peer Group 5: Hospitals that are certified as critical access hospitals by Medicare.
Critical access hospital (CAH) has the same meaning given this term under § 400.202 of this chapter.
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Critical access hospital means any hospital located in a rural area and certified by the Iowa department of public health as being a necessary provider of health care services to residents of the area. A “critical access hospital” makes available 24-hour emergency care, is a designated provider in a rural health network, and meets the criteria specified pursuant to 481—51.53(135B). If swing-bed approval has been granted, all 25 beds may be used interchangeably for acute or skilled nursing facility level of care services.
Critical access hospital means a hospital determined by the State Department of Health to be a necessary provider of health care services to residents of a rural community;