Medicare Regulations for Single-Use Items in ASCs

Topic: Single Use Items

Sponsor: MicroSurgical Technology

Updated: 01/01/2014

MicroSurgical Technology

This FAQ addresses the following:

  1. What are CMS’ ASC Conditions for Coverage (CfC)?
  2. When did the new CfCs take effect?
  3. What are CMS’ Interpretive Guidelines?
  4. What are CMS’ instructions concerning single use devices?
  5. What is the significance of this instruction?
  6. What are the practical options for compliance with this new instruction?
  7. What about single-dose vials of medications?
  8. What’s an example of single-use labeling?