CHA News Article

CDPH Issues AFL on Procedural Sedation Policies and Procedures for CRNAs

The California Department of Public Health has issued the attached All Facilities Letter (AFL) to advise general acute care hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers that California certified registered nurse anesthetists do not require physician supervision, pursuant to an exemption recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This AFL rescinds AFL 13-17 and reissues AFL 15-07.