Clarification of Hospital Admission and Presurgical History, etc.

May, 2002

Information Bulletin 02-8

Clarification of Hospital Admission and Presurgical History and Physical Examination (H&P) Requirements


The purpose of this Information Bulletin is to provide the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) memorandum S&C 02-15 regarding clarification on CMS policy with respect to the application of regulatory provisions for hospital admission and presurgical history and physical examination (H&P) requirements, and guidance regarding the timing or H&P for hospital admissions.

This memorandum may be accessed at the following website: [expired link]

Please note: HCFA web site addresses are subject to change. As MDH becomes aware of these changes we will update the HCFA address on this bulletin.

If you have any questions regarding this Information Bulletin, please contact in writing:

Minnesota Department of Health
Health Regulation Division
Licensing and Certification Program
85 East Seventh Place, Suite 300
PO Box 64900
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0900
Telephone: (651) 201-4101

CM 12.07.2005 Friday, February 06, 2015 at 01:42PM