Title 26 Chapter 21 Section 24

Utah Health Code
Health Care Facility Licensing and Inspection Act
Section 24
Prohibition against bed banking by nursing care facilities for Medicaid reimbursement.

            

26-21-24.   Prohibition against bed banking by nursing care facilities for Medicaid reimbursement.

            (1) For purposes of this section:

            (a) "bed banking" means the designation of a nursing care facility bed as not part of the facility's operational bed capacity; and

            (b) "nursing care facility" is as defined in Subsection 26-21-23(1).

            (2) Beginning July 1, 2008, the department shall, for purposes of Medicaid reimbursement under Chapter 18, Part 1, Medical Assistance Programs, prohibit the banking of nursing care facility beds.


Enacted by Chapter 347, 2008 General Session