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Nursing, Medical Records, Infection Control, and QAPI Changes
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is making some important changes to hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs).
CMS outlined its proposed changes to nursing CoPs and clarified distinctions between inpatient and outpatient status in its proposed rule, published June 16 in the Federal Register.
Some of the proposed CoP changes include the following:
The comment period on the proposed rule runs until Aug. 15.
AHC Media is offering a webinar on the CMS proposed changes to the hospital nursing CoPs on Aug. 15, 2016 from 1-3 p.m. EDT. For more information, contact customer service at (800) 688-2421 or Customer.Service@AHCMedia.com.
AHC Media also offers a running webinar series on the current CMS hospital CoPs regulations and interpretive guidelines in addition to many of the proposed changes. The guidelines will be covered in a five-part series, beginning Sept. 19 and running through Oct. 24. For more information, contact customer service at (800) 688-2421 or Customer.Service@AHCMedia.com.