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Library: Policy

317:30-5-575. General information

Issued 6-25-11

(a) Clinic services.  Clinic services means preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, or palliative services that are furnished by a facility that is not part of a hospital but is organized and operated to provide medical care to outpatients.  The term includes the following services furnished to outpatients:

  • (1) Services furnished at the clinic by or under the direction of a physician or a dentist.

  • (2) Services furnished outside the clinic, by clinic personnel under the direction of a physician, to an eligible individual who does not reside in a permanent dwelling or does not have a fixed home or mailing address.

(b) Prior authorization.  OHCA requires prior authorization for certain procedures to validate the medical need for the service.

(c) Medical necessity.  Medical necessity requirements are listed at OAC 317:30-3-1(f).

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