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§ 409.26 Transfer agreement hospital services.

(a) Services furnished by an intern or a resident-in-training. Medicare pays for medical services that are furnished by an intern or a resident-in-training (under a hospital teaching program approved in accordance with the provisions of § 409.15) as posthospital SNF care, if the intern or resident is in -

(1) A participating hospital with which the SNF has in effect an agreement under § 483.70(j) of this chapter for the transfer of patients and exchange of medical records; or

(2) A hospital that has a swing-bed approval, and is furnishing services to an SNF-level inpatient of that hospital.

(b) Other diagnostic or therapeutic services. Medicare pays for other diagnostic or therapeutic services as posthospital SNF care if they are provided -

(1) By a participating hospital with which the SNF has in effect a transfer agreement as described in paragraph (a)(1) of this section; or

(2) By a hospital or a CAH that has a swing-bed approval, to its own SNF-level inpatient.

[63 FR 26307, May 12, 1998; 82 FR 32258, July 13, 2017]