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All facilities accredited by TJC, AOA, CIHQ, and DNV Healthcare must adhere to the CMS CoPs. This 525-page manual contains interpretive guidelines, policies, procedures, and standards that must be followed for all providers treating patients hospitals or any hospital-owned departments.
Part II of the series will cover patient rights in a hospital, including restraint and seclusion, grievances, informed consent, advance directives, visitation, and much more.
|- 2017 proposed changes||- Designating a representative||- Important Message (IM) for Medicare|
|- Criminal background checks||- TJC's grievances & complaints||- Education requirements|
|- Right to privacy||- Informed consent||- Confidentiality|
|- Low health literacy||- Abuse and neglect||- Interpreters|
|- Access to medical records||- Advance directives||- Plan of care|
|- Visitation requirement||- Patient representative||- Patient medical records|
|- Documentation||- Internal vs. external log||- Care in safe setting|
|- Restraint and seclusion||- Patient advocate||- Doctor notification|
|- Grievances and complaints||- Privacy memo||And more!|
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.