Physician Visits Under Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System
Resolution and Position Statements
March 1, 1999
Becomes Policy March 1999
AMDA resolves to encourage HCFA to support the following objectives under the PPS;
physician visits should be based on medical necessity; and
all physician visits required by federal or state laws or regulations should be considered medically necessary and be covered; and
RESOLVED, that AMDA supports the physician's involvement in the assessment process.