HI 00601.490 Related Illness or Impairment
Prior to July 1, 1981, in order for home health services to be covered under HI, a
doctor must certify that the patient needs intermittent nursing care of physical or
speech therapy for any condition for which he was receiving inpatient hospital or
extended care services.
Effective July 1, 1981, no such related condition shall be required for home health
services under hospital insurance.