Therapies must meet definition of “skilled nursing services” to qualify child for Katie Beckett.

Topic: Health Law, Decided by: Judge Woodard 
Docket Number: 1417446  , Decision Date: March 27, 2014 
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Petitioner’s need for several different therapies, including music and social skills therapy, was insufficient to demonstrate the Katie Beckett level-of-care requirement, because such therapies are not contemplated in the regulatory definition of “skilled nursing services.”

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