HI 00601.160 Physical Therapy as Basis for Extended Care
Where a beneficiary's claim for extended care benefits is based on a need for physical
therapy services, the guidelines in HI 00601.190 are used to determine whether the care constitutes skilled services. (The outpatient
physical therapy and speech pathology services benefits covered under Part B must
meet the requirements in this section and also in HI 00610.380.