HI 00401.257 Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF) Defined

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

  1. A. 

    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. B. 

    provides at least the following comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation services:

    1. 1. 

      physicians' services;

    2. 2. 

      physical therapy; and

    3. 3. 

      social or psychological services;

  3. C. 

    maintains clinical records on all patients;

  4. D. 

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

  5. E. 

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

  6. F. 

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

  7. G. 

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

  8. H. 

    has in effect an overall plan and budget; and

  9. I. 

    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
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