May, 2002

Information Bulletin 02-8
HOSP-33

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

Purpose:

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:
http://cms.hhs.gov/medicaid/survey-cert/letters.asp   (scroll down to S&C 02-15)

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
Compliance Monitoring 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 Tuesday, 16-Nov-2010 08:51:40 CST