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  197.445.  Rules and regulations, procedure. — 1.  The department may adopt reasonable rules and standards necessary to carry out the provisions of sections 197.400 to 197.477.  The rules and standards adopted shall not be less than the standards established by the federal government for home health agencies under Title XVIII of the Federal Social Security Act.  The reasonable rules and standards shall be initially promulgated within one year of September 28, 1983.

  2.  The rules and standards adopted by the department pursuant to the provisions of sections 197.400 to 197.477 shall apply to all health services covered by sections 197.400 to 197.477 rendered to any patient being served by a home health agency regardless of source of payment for the service, patient's condition, or place of residence, at which the home health services are ordered by the physician, podiatrist, nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, or physician assistant.  No rule or portion of a rule promulgated pursuant to the authority of sections 197.400 to 197.477 shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to the provisions of section 536.024.


(L. 1983 H.B. 51 § 9, A.L. 1993 S.B. 52, A.L. 1995 S.B. 3, A.L. 1997 H.B. 642, A.L. 2022 H.B. 2149 merged with H.B. 2331 merged with S.B. 710)

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