December 23, 2009
CMS Issues Revised Interpretive Guidelines Concerning Hospital Anesthesia Services
On December 11, 2009, CMS issued final revisions to the hospital interpretive guidelines that pertain to anesthesia services. While ASA is concerned that these changes may not have followed provisions in the Administrative Procedures Act and will address this issue as well as other concerns related to the guideline revisions with CMS, it is important that you understand the key changes and implications.
ASA Analysis of New Anesthesia Interpretive Guidelines for Hospitals
CMS Revised interpretive guidelines