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CMS Releases OPPS Final Rule for 2011
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid has finalized four changes to its physician supervision requirements as part of the 2011 OPPS final rule, released November 2nd. In the final Outpatient Prospective Payment System rule, CMS: Changed the definition of “immediately available” Delayed enforcement of supervision requirements for rural and critical access hospitals (CAHs) Announced its plan to convene a panel beginning in 2012 to determine the level of supervision required for different services