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Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter CPart 440Subpart A → §440.80

Title 42: Public Health
Subpart A—Definitions

§440.80   Private duty nursing services.

Private duty nursing services means nursing services for beneficiaries who require more individual and continuous care than is available from a visiting nurse or routinely provided by the nursing staff of the hospital or skilled nursing facility. These services are provided—

(a) By a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse;

(b) Under the direction of the beneficiary's physician; and

(c) To a beneficiary in one or more of the following locations at the option of the State—

(1) His or her own home;

(2) A hospital; or

(3) A skilled nursing facility.

[52 FR 47934, Dec. 17, 1987]

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