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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Services Handbook : 3. Inpatient Hospital (Medical/Surgical Acute Care Inpatient Facility) : 3.3 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization - Inpatient Rehabilitation Services

3.3 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization - Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
Inpatient rehabilitation services are a benefit of Texas Medicaid when provided as part of a general acute care inpatient admission, or with prior authorization for clients who are 20 years of age and younger in a freestanding rehabilitation facility.
Inpatient rehabilitation services in an acute care setting are included in the hospital DRG payment. All rehabilitation services are subject to Medicaid benefit limitations including the spell of illness. Exceptions to those limitations may be offered under CCP.
Refer to:
Section 4, “Therapists, Independent Practitioners, and Physicians” in the Nursing and Therapy Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks).
Subsection 2.11, “Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (Freestanding) (CCP),” in the Children's Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks).

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