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Title: Section 455.40 - Intermediate care facility--mental retardation

455.40 Intermediate care facility--mental retardation. This functional reporting center must contain all the expenses associated with the provision of safe, hygienic, sheltered living for mentally retarded patients not capable of fully independent living. Regular and frequent medical nursing services are provided.

(a) Standard unit of measure: number of patient days. Report patient days of care for all patients admitted to this unit. Include the day of admission, but not the day of discharge or death. If both admission and discharge or death occur on the same day, the day is considered a day of admission and counts as one patient day.

(b) Data source. The number of patient days shall be taken from daily census counts.


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