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Definition of a Hospital: Primarily Engaged Requirement Call
Hospital Primarily Engaged Requirement

When: Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

Registration: Visit the MLN Event Registration website.

Event Materials:


Learn about new guidance in Appendix A of the State Operations Manual (SOM) that discusses the Medicare definition of a hospital, including the requirement for hospitals to be primarily engaged in providing care to inpatients. 

You may email questions in advance of the call to These questions may be addressed during the call or used for other materials following the call.

Target Audience: Hospitals, facilities seeking to participate in Medicare as a hospital, hospital associations, accreditation organizations, state survey agencies, and CMS regional offices.

For More Information: Visit the Advanced Copy- Revisions to SOM Hospital Appendix A webpage

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