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CMS Final Rule Revising Conditions of Participation of Hospitals

In the latest application of the law of unintended consequences….

As you may know, on May 16, 2012, CMS issued a final rule revising the conditions of participation by hospitals in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. (Download the final rule.) Among other things, the final rule includes a provision requiring that at least one member of a hospital’s medical staff be included on the governing body of the hospital or hospital system.

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