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Additional Requirements for Primary Stroke Centers that Perform Mechanical Thrombectomy

Effective July 1, 2022, Primary Stroke Centers (PSCs) that perform mechanical thrombectomy will be evaluated on additional requirements related to the care of patients who receive this treatment. Mechanical thrombectomy is a critical component provided by some PSCs in the treatment of ischemic stroke; therefore, the additional requirements will allow for a thorough review of those services.

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Prepublication Standards - Effective July 1, 2022