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Pay-Per-View: CAHs get a break on physician supervision rules for 2010

APCs Insider, June 4, 2010

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When CMS released its physician supervision requirements as part of the 2010 OPPS final rule, critical access hospitals (CAH) faced a problem. Which set of rules should they follow?

The requirements in the 2010 OPPS final rule conflicted with their Conditions of Participation (CoP) and the EMTALA rules that CAHs had already been abiding by. A strong grassroots effort by numerous CAHs and the Provider Roundtable helped bring the conflict to CMS’ attention and resulted in a reprieve for CAHs.

Continue reading “CAHs get a break on physician supervision rules for 2010” on the HCPro website. Briefings on APCs subscribers have free access to this article in the June issue.



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