42 CFR 456.141 - Purpose and general description.

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§ 456.141 Purpose and general description.
(a) The purpose of medical care evaluation studies is to promote the most effective and efficient use of available health facilities and services consistent with patient needs and professionally recognized standards of health care.
(b) Medical care evaluation studies—
(1) Emphasize identification and analysis of patterns of patient care; and
(2) Suggest appropriate changes needed to maintain consistently high quality patient care and effective and efficient use of services.

Title 42 published on 2014-10-01.

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Title 42 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 456 after this date.

  • 2015-04-10; vol. 80 # 69 - Friday, April 10, 2015
    1. 80 FR 19418 - Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; the Application of Mental Health Parity Requirements to Coverage Offered by Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Alternative Benefit Plans
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Proposed rule.
      To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on June 9, 2015.
      42 CFR Parts 438, 440, 456, and 457