TITLE

Revisions to Medicare Interpretive Guidelines on Informed Consent Cause Headaches for Hospitals

AUTHOR(S)
Barry, Dennis M.; LeGros, Nancy
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Venulex Legal Summaries;2005 Q1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Law
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the revisions to Medicare Interpretive Guidelines of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is found in the Internet-only version of the State Operations Manual. Based on the revised guidelines, practitioners performing significant aspects of the procedures must be indicated in the consent form. The impact of the revised guidelines on hospitals in the U.S. is described.
ACCESSION #
23531771

 

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