Corporate Compliance

Note: CMS updates supervision requirements for hospital diagnostic and therapeutic services

Medicare Insider, June 8, 2010

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Editor’s note: Judith Kares, JD, CPC, regulatory specialist for HCPro, Inc., is the author of this week’s note from the instructor.

In recurring update notification R128BP, CMS has provided additional clarification on the supervision requirements for both hospital diagnostic and therapeutic services.  This clarification is primarily in response to multiple questions received from hospitals following the significant changes to these requirements that were incorporated into the CY 2010 Final OPPS Rule.  This transmittal contains both a brief summary of these clarifications, as well as the red-lined changes to the substantive language included in the relevant sections of Chapter 6 of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (MBPM).

Continue reading Judith's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.



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