Posts by Shompton Hostmaster

CMS announces delay in reporting

As OOSS members are aware, the reporting period for two web-based measures – Measure ASC-6, Safe Surgery Checklist Use; Measure ASC-7, ASC Facility Volume Data on Selected Surgical Procedures – was scheduled to commence on July 1, 2013 (and extend through August 15).

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OIG Advisory Opinion 12-06: Anesthesia Service Arrangements in Light of Recent OIG Guidance

By Alan E. Reider, Allison W. Shuren and Adil Daudi of Arnold & Porter, LLP On June 1, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) released Advisory Opinion 12-06 in which it considered two proposed arrangements under which an anesthesia services provider (the “Requestor”) would contract with physician-owned ambulatory…

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