CMS Regulatory Burden Reduction Final Rule - Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers

Published: 11/22/2019

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Omnibus Burden Reduction Final Rule removes Medicare regulations identified as unnecessary, obsolete or excessively burdenome on hospitals and other healthcare providers. The final rule is effective November 29, 2019. The following are provisions within the final rule applicable to Rural Health Clinics (RHC) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC):

  • Revision of requirement at § 491.9(b)(4) that RHC and FQHC patient care policie

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