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CMS guidance shines spotlight on the importance of informed consent

Hospitals must ensure patients are not subject to sensitive examinations while under anesthesia without providers and trainees first obtaining and documenting the patient’s informed consent, according to revised interpretive guidance released by CMS in April.

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