As used in ORS 410.505 to 410.545:
(1) “Admission assessment” means a professional program that provides an assessment of the long term care needs of persons applying for or considering admission to an intermediate care facility or who have remained in a skilled nursing facility for more than 30 days, and who are not or do not appear to be Medicaid eligible. The program includes providing information regarding appropriate service and placement alternatives, including nursing facilities and community-based options. The program includes all services necessary to comply with the minimum federal criteria for preadmission screening established by the Health Care Financing Administration under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987. The admission assessment shall provide the applicant with appropriate options but the recommendation of the admission assessment team is not binding; the applicant has the right to choose from any options which are available.
(2) “Intermediate care facility” means a facility as defined in ORS 442.015 and which is Medicaid certified.
(3) “Skilled nursing facility” means a facility as defined in ORS 442.015 and which is Medicaid certified. [1989 c.912 §2]Section: Previous 410.450 410.460 410.470 410.480 410.485 410.490 410.495 410.505 410.510 410.515 410.520 410.525 410.530 410.535 410.540 Next
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