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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Medical and Nursing Specialists, Physicians, and Physician Assistants Handbook : 6. Maternity Service Clinics (MSC) : 6.1 Provider Enrollment : 6.1.1 Physician Responsibility

To meet the requirement to assume professional responsibility for the services provided to the clinic’s clients, the supervising physician must do the following:
The physician must base the POC on a risk assessment completed by the physician or by licensed, professional clinic staff. The assessment must be based on findings obtained through a health history, laboratory or screening services, and a physical examination.

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