Updated Guidance for Ambulatory Surgical Centers - Appendix L of the State Operations Manual (SOM)

Title
Updated Guidance for Ambulatory Surgical Centers - Appendix L of the State Operations Manual (SOM)
Memo #
QSO-22-16-ASC
Posting Date
2022-06-03
Fiscal Year
2022
Summary
• Updates to the SOM Appendix L - Guidance for Surveyors- CMS published several final rules which amended the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Conditions for Coverage (CfCs). We made conforming revisions to the regulatory tags and interpretive guidelines. We are also making clarifications and technical corrections to other guidance areas based on stakeholder feedback, including minor, non-substantive edits to Exhibit 351.