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Conditions for Coverage have new requirements
May 18 is deadline for policies and procedures
The new Medicare Conditions for Coverage (CfC), which take effect May 18, 2009, have several changes for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), according to the ASC Association. According to the association, they include:
Go to www.ascassociation.org/coverage to examine all of the changes between the existing Conditions for Coverage (CfC) and the revised regulations. View a redline version of the new rule, which shows the changes, at www.ascassociation.org/cfcredline.pdf.