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CMS frequently updates the CAH Conditions of Participations (CoPs) in order to keep up with the changing healthcare infrastructure and deliver quality service. This 4-part series will deliver the current state and the 2018 proposed changes in the CAH CoPs. The series will detail every section in the CAH CoPs manual and highlight the most problematic areas, including nursing care plans, legibility requirements, drugs, informed consent, verbal orders, medication administration, and much more.
Part IV of the series will cover radiology, contracted services, emergency procedures, visitation, medical record, surgical services, anesthesia services, organ, tissue, eye procurement, and special requirements for CAH providers.
|- Radiology services||- Radiology staff||- Required policies|
|- Required staff education, polices & procedures||- Patient advocates||- Incapacitated patients|
|- Discharge summaries & preventing readmissions||- List of procedures required for consent||- Inpatient & outpatient requirements|
|- 2018 proposed changes||- Medical record standards||- History & physicals|
|- Informed consent||- Confidentiality & retention||- Medical necessity & the RACs|
|- Required surgery policies||- Designating qualified practitioners||- OR register & surveyors|
|- PACU||- Operative report||- Surgical privileges|
|- Anesthetic risk & evaluation||- Pre- and post-anesthesia evaluations||- Healthcare-associated infections|
|- State exemption of CRNAs||- Discharge & periodic evaluation||- Anesthesia administration|
Organ, Tissue & Eye Procurement
|- Imminent death||- Tissue & eye bank||- Family notification|
Special Requirements for CAH Providers
|- Admission, transfer & discharge rights||- Resident behavior & facility practices||- Resident assessment & eligibility|
|- Access & visitation rights||- Comprehensive care plans||- Notice of rights & services|
|- Privacy & confidentiality||- Exercise of resident rights||- Staff treatment of residents|
|- SNF & social services||- Discharge summary||- Provision of services|
|- Restraint & abuse||- Hiring employees||- CAH resources|
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Anyone involved with or interested in compliance regulations and standards, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), Board Members, Clinic Managers, Outpatient Directors, Lab Directors, Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Pharmacy Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Managers, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.