A freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facility is one operated for the exclusive purpose of providing specialized rehabilitation services on an inpatient basis to persons with functional limitations or chronic disabling conditions. Patients must be medically stable and have the potential to achieve significant improvement in independent functioning. Alcohol and drug treatment services, general hospital rehabilitation services, and nursing homes are not inpatient rehabilitation facilities for purpose of Ohio Department of Health licensing.
Freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facilities are licensed as Health Care Facilities by the Ohio Department of Health, office of Health Assurance and Licensing. You can obtain a license application and information by clicking this Health Care Facilities link. You may review the rules pertaining to freestanding inpatient rehabilitation facilities set forth in Chapter 3701-83 of the Ohio Administrative Code. Contact the Office of Health Assurance and Licensing for additional information.
Ohio Department of Health
Office of Health Assurance and Licensing, Inpatient Rehabilitation
246 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 995-7466
Fax: (614) 564-2475