Nursing Facility Rehabilitative & Specialized Services

Overview

Rehabilitative services provides physical, occupational and speech therapy to eligible nursing facility residents who may have had an acute onset of illness or an injury and are able to participate in a rehabilitative program. Rehabilitative services for persons outside nursing facilities are provided by other agencies.

Specialized services provides physical, occupational and speech therapy, as well as restorative nursing services, to Medicaid recipients who have been determined in the Pre-admission Screening and Annual Resident Review (PASARR) process to need these services.

Methodology/Rules

The Nursing Facility Rehabilitative and Specialized Services (program-specific) Rate Methodology is located at Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 15, Chapter 355, SubChapter C, Rule 355.313.

Program Rules applicable to the Nursing Facility Rehabilitative and Specialized Services program are located at Title 40 of the Texas Administrative Code, Part 1, Chapter 19, SubChapter N, Rules 19-1301-1306.

Payment Rate Information

View Current Payment Rates - effective March 1, 2008 (.pdf)