These questions and answers are intended to address general issues raised from time-to-time by TANA members. All cases are different and the legal issues are fact-specific. The questions and answers contained herein do not constitute legal advice, and they are not to be treated as such. TANA members are urged to consult an attorney for advice with regard to any legal matters that arise in the course of their practices.

No, unless it required by the bylaws of the facility.

No, unless you are prescribing.  If prescribing you will need a collaborative agreement with a physician.  You will need a DEA number if you are prescribing controlled substances.

No.  Found in CMS Requirements for Hospitals.

Definition of “Immediately Available”

CMS Requirements for Hospitals

CMS Requirements for ASTCs

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