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Escort Policy

As a matter of patient safety, Kips Bay Endoscopy Center enforces the CMS Conditions for Coverage Section ยง416.52(c) Standard: Discharge

Quoted:

The ASC must -
(3) Ensure all patients are discharged in the company of a responsible adult.

That is, a companion, family member or friend should accompany you home following your procedure.

If you do not have someone to escort you after the procedure, please contact the Visiting Nurse Services of New York (888 943-8435) to arrange for a care partner to accompany you home from your procedure.

For additional information and to make arrangements for a care partner, you can visit the following website: www.partnersincareny.org. Or e-mail: par_intake@vnsny.org.

Please note that your procedure cannot be performed unless your escort is verified.

Thank you for your cooperation.