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Federal Requirement for Physician Supervision of CRNAs

Description
Discusses the federal requirement affecting participation in the Medicare program by Critical Access Hospital (CAH) or Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) regarding physician supervision of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). Addresses the conditions for states to opt out of the physician supervision Medicare rule if they meet certain conditions, and the research comparing the outcomes between states that opt-out and those that do not.
Author(s)
Steve Barnett, John H Everett, Pat Schou
Date
11/2016
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses