Critical access hospital definition

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).
Critical access hospital means a hospital that is desig- nated by the department as meeting the requirements of 42 USC 1395i−4 (c) (2) (B) and is federally certified as meeting the requirements of 42 USC 1395i−4 (e).
Critical access hospital means a facility that is located in a rural area, as defined in 42 U.S.C.

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.


More Definitions of Critical access hospital

Critical access hospital means a facility that is located in a rural area, as defined in 42 U.S.C. 1395ww(d)(2)(D), and that has been designated by the department as a critical access hospital pursuant to 50-5-233.
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 designated and certified as a critical access hospital under 42 CFR 485.606.
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;
Critical access hospital means a facility certified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services under Section 1820 of the Social Security Act.
Critical access hospital means a hospital that is
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 [63 O.S. Supp. 1999, § 1-701(a)(4)].