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Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter BPart 416Subpart C → §416.45


Title 42: Public Health
PART 416—AMBULATORY SURGICAL SERVICES
Subpart C—Specific Conditions for Coverage


§416.45   Condition for coverage—Medical staff.

The medical staff of the ASC must be accountable to the governing body.

(a) Standard: Membership and clinical privileges. Members of the medical staff must be legally and professionally qualified for the positions to which they are appointed and for the performance of privileges granted. The ASC grants privileges in accordance with recommendations from qualified medical personnel.

(b) Standard: Reappraisals. Medical staff privileges must be periodically reappraised by the ASC. The scope of procedures performed in the ASC must be periodically reviewed and amended as appropriate.

(c) Standard: Other practitioners. If the ASC assigns patient care responsibilities to practitioners other than physicians, it must have established policies and procedures, approved by the governing body, for overseeing and evaluating their clinical activities.

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