Control means that an individual, group of individuals, or entity has the power, directly or indirectly, to direct or influence significantly the actions or policies of an organization or institution.
42 CFR § 422.350
Basis and scope. This subpart is based on sections 1851 and 1855 of the Act which, in part,
(1) Authorize provider sponsored organizations, (PSOs), to contract as a MA plan;
(2) Require that a PSO meet certain qualifying requirements; and
(3) Provide for waiver of State licensure for PSOs under specified conditions.