HI 00401.257 Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF) Defined

A comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility (CORF) is a facility which:

  1. is primarily engaged in providing (by or under the supervision of physicians) diagnostic, therapeutic, and restorative services to outpatients for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons;

  2. provides at least the following comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation services:

    1. physicians' services;

    2. physical therapy; and

    3. social or psychological services;

  3. maintains clinical records on all patients;

  4. has policies established by a group of professional personnel, including one or more physicians;

  5. has a requirement that every patient must be under the care of a physician;

  6. is licensed or meets licensing standards if located in a State which licenses facilities of this type;

  7. has in effect a utilization review plan in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary;

  8. has in effect an overall plan and budget; and

  9. meets such other conditions of participation as the Secretary may find necessary.


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HI 00401.257 - Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF) Defined - 09/15/1989
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/15/1989