CMS published a new guidance memo discussing co-located hospitals. The memo, QSO 19-13 dated May 3, 2019 is in draft form and the comment period to CMS is open until July 2, 2019. This draft is especially important for two types of organizations:
- An LTACH inside a full-service acute care hospital.
- A co-located outpatient service with a unique CCN number situated in the same building as the hospital.
If you have such arrangements, share this memo with the other entity. And, discuss potential implications for your arrangement together.Read more