Revenue Cycle

CMS issues proposals for new physician supervision requirements

Recovery Auditor Report, July 22, 2010

On July 2, CMS published the OPPS Proposed Rule for 2011 ahead of anticipated timeframes. The rule contained a much awaited discussion and proposal on supervision of therapeutic services covered under the “incident to” provision in hospital outpatient departments. This was a “quiet year,” so to speak, and there were few other changes — none with the potential operational impact of this new proposal — so I will focus on it.

Editor’s note: Kimberly Hoy, Esq., director of Medicare and compliance for HCPro, Inc. is the author of this week’s note from the instructor.

Continue reading Kimberly's note at the MedicareMentor Blog.

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