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Does a facility have to accept self-referred patients?

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Neither MQSA nor the final regulations require a facility to accept self-referred patients (facilities should check their obligations under their State requirements). However, if a facility does accept self-referred patients, it must send both the mammography report and a lay summary to the patient. It must also have a system to refer such patients to a health care provider when clinically indicated. ).

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