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Pay-per-view: CMS issues supervision requirement decisions based on Hospital Outpatient Payment Panel recommendations

APCs Insider, December 21, 2012

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The Hospital Outpatient Payment Panel recommended CMS change the supervision requirements for 15 HCPCS and CPT codes during its second meeting this year in August. CMS released details of the meeting September 24.

Following the first meeting of the year in March, CMS approved recommendations that became effective July 1. After the August meeting, CMS issued proposals on changing the supervision levels from direct to general for certain services.
 
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