Health Information Management

Watch for changing physician supervision requirements

APCs Insider, March 20, 2009

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After a year of successive and often confusing clarifications regarding facility billing for outpatient services incident to a physician's service, CMS is delivering a message few facilities want to hear: The idea of presumed supervision within a hospital, which the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual discussed for years, appears to be no longer valid.

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