News | February 27, 2007

CMS Rescinds Facility Standards

February 28, 2007 – According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) website, the agency recently withdrew changes called Transmittal 187, that were proposed to its Program Integrity Manual for independent diagnostic testing facilities, the original performance standard regulations issued in November 2006 became effective Jan. 1, 2007 and will remain effective.

CMS will not comment on the reasoning behind the changes to Transmittal 187.

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