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Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter GPart 486Subpart G → §486.306


Title 42: Public Health
PART 486—CONDITIONS FOR COVERAGE OF SPECIALIZED SERVICES FURNISHED BY SUPPLIERS
Subpart G—Requirements for Certification and Designation and Conditions for Coverage: Organ Procurement Organizations


§486.306   OPO service area size designation and documentation requirements.

(a) General documentation requirement. An OPO must make available to CMS documentation verifying that the OPO meets the requirements of paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section at the time of application and throughout the period of its designation.

(b) Service area designation. The defined service area either includes an entire metropolitan statistical area or a New England county metropolitan statistical area as specified by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget or does not include any part of such an area.

(c) Service area location and characteristics. An OPO must define and document a proposed service area's location through the following information:

(1) The names of counties (or parishes in Louisiana) served or, if the service area includes an entire State, the name of the State.

(2) Geographic boundaries of the service area.

(3) The number and the names of all hospitals and critical access hospitals in the service area that have both a ventilator and an operating room.

[71 FR 31046, May 31, 2006, as amended at 79 FR 27156, May 12, 2014]

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