If you are expecting a survey from your accreditation organization (AO) in the upcoming weeks and months, check in with your liaison. All four...Read More »
As you’ve already witnessed, information during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic comes rapidly and keeps changing.
As policies get...Read More »
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma took a swipe at accrediting organizations, noting that when they accept...Read More »
What deficiencies would you cite and why? And how would you correct them?
You be the surveyor.
The following information was taken...Read More »
CMS reminds providers about EMTALA obligations with COVID-19 patients, update nursing home and hospice infection control guidanceRead More »
Check CMS and CDC online information regularly to keep on top of updated guidance when emerging diseases such as the 2019 novel coronavirus become...Read More »
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"Americans will now have electronic access to their health information on their smartphone if they choose," said ONC...Read More »
Download checklists provided by CMS and the CDC to review your infectious disease preparedness plans as CMS signals again that it expects...Read More »
CMS ordered its state and regional surveyors to suspend “non-emergency inspections across the country” to allow “inspectors to turn their focus on...Read More »