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Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs): Distance from Other Providers and Relocation of CAHs with a Necessary Provider Designation

Description
September 7, 2007 letter from CMS to State Survey Agency Directors. Explains the criteria to determine whether a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) applicant satisfies the regulatory requirement. Explains the criteria to determine whether a CAH with a necessary provider designation remains essentially the same provider, serving the same service area after relocation. Supersedes the November 14, 2005 guidance on this topic.
Date
09/2007
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals ยท Legislation and regulations