Definitions for "Nursing Facility"
A facility which provides continuous skilled nursing services as ordered and certified by an attending physician. A registered nurse (R.N.) must supervise services and supplies on a 24-hour basis. A nursing facility must also be licensed under the laws of the state in which the facility is located. Return to
Facilities licensed by and approved by the state in which eligible individuals receive skilled nursing care and appropriate rehabilitative and restorative services.
A facility which primarily provides skilled nursing care and related services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons, or on a regular basis, health related care services above the level of custodial care to other than mentally retarded individuals.