Registered dietitians and nutrition professionals

Private Contracting- Definition of Physician/Practitioner, CMS CR 5426 - CMS has released an article which updates the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual (Publication 100-02, Chapter 15, Section 40.4) to include registered dietitians and nutrition professionals in the list of practitioners who can opt out of Medicare if certain conditions are met, and to provide services through private contracts that would otherwise be covered by Medicare. The complete article is available on the CMS MLN Matters Web page.

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