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Diagnoses and Criteria

  • Patients must:
    • Have a new onset (within 30 days) of illness, injury, surgery, exacerbation or comorbidity.
      • Typical diagnoses that meet inpatient rehab criteria are:
        • Stroke
        • Brain Injury
        • Guillian Barre Syndrome
        • Orthopedic Fractures
        • Spinal Cord Injury
        • Major / multiple trauma
        • Joint replacements
        • Amputation
        • Infectious disease
        • Parkinson’s Disease
        • Multiple Sclerosis
        • Complex cardiovascular condition
        • Complex pulmonary condition
        • Other generalized weakness caused by acute onset of illness/injury
      • Have a decline in prior activity level requiring assistance with Activities of Daily Living, Cognition, Speech, Swallow, and/or Mobility
      • Be able to participate in a multi-disciplinary therapy program at least 3 hours a day, 5-6 days a week and have the potential for progress during a short-term rehabilitation stay.
      • Demonstrate medical necessity requiring ongoing care from a physician and 24/7 nursing care.
      • Have a plan to discharge to a community setting (typically home, a board and care, Independent Living Facility or Assisted Living Facility).