Hospital Outpatient Services: New CMS Supervision Requirements
Complying With the New Rules to Protect Medicare Reimbursement
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will prepare healthcare counsel to guide hospitals through the implementation of the new CMS supervision requirements for outpatient services. The seminar will identify open issues the new requirements create and explain common implementation challenges.
- Overview of new rule
- Nonphysician practitioner (NPPs) supervision
- Qualifications of physician or NPP
- Therapeutic services
- Diagnostic services
- On-campus services
- Off-campus services
- Under arrangements
- Compliance challenges for hospitals
- Identifying qualified physicians and NPPs
- Elimination of services?
- Next steps for hospitals
- Assess outpatient operations
- Evaluate resources and physician relationships to create supervision plan
- Review and revise supervision policies and procedures
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- How do the new CMS requirements for physician supervision of hospital outpatient services impact hospital operations?
- What challenges will hospitals face in implementing the new supervision requirements?
- What steps should hospitals take immediately to ensure compliance with the new rules?
Lowell C. Brown
He serves as Chair of the Health Care Practice Group. He advises hospitals, health systems, long-term care... | Read More
He serves as Chair of the Health Care Practice Group. He advises hospitals, health systems, long-term care facilities, medical groups and other healthcare provider organizations in business, regulatory and medico-legal matters, with an emphasis on laws relating to operational issues. He has extensive experience defending clients against actions by CMS to terminate Medicare provider agreements.Close
Lawrence C. Conn
Foley & Lardner
He represents hospitals, physicians, clinical laboratories, pharmacies, and therapy and DME suppliers on a wide... | Read More
He represents hospitals, physicians, clinical laboratories, pharmacies, and therapy and DME suppliers on a wide range of legal issues. He has experience in health care compliance issues, including the federal Stark and anti-kickback statutes and Medicare billing and reimbursement matters. He has represented several hospitals in connection with governmental investigations and self-disclosures.Close