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Reminder: Hospitals encouraged to weigh in on outpatient supervision policy

January 18, 2013

Hospital leaders have until Jan. 25 to submit presentations for the March meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment, which reviews and advises the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services regarding the appropriate level of supervision for individual hospital outpatient therapeutic services. Interested parties must submit both an electronic and hard copy of their presentations for review and selection. The deadline for submitting an email copy of a presentation is Jan. 25; the deadline for submitting a hard copy of a presentation is Feb. 1. For detailed instructions on CMS' requirements, refer to the Federal Register notice. Individuals interested in attending the March meeting must register online between Jan. 9 and Feb. 22.