CMS’ 2011 OPPS Final Rule Substantially Revises Physician Supervision Requirements

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has substantially revised its physician supervision policy by modifying the definition of direct supervision, identifying services that require direct supervision only at initiation of the service and intending to establish a process to evaluate supervision levels for specific therapeutic services.

In the 2011 outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS) final rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has substantially revised its physician supervision policy by...

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