Thursday, August 21, 2014

TJC Amends Standards in Response to May 2014 CMS Rule

The Joint Commission (TJC) announced that it has revised its hospital and critical-access hospital standards to align with CMS's May 2014 conditions of participation rule.  According to its website, TJC standards "clarify the requirements of a practitioner not appointed to the medical staff who is ordering outpatient services, governing body consultation with the medical staff, and medical staff structure for multihospital systems."

Learn more about CMS's final rule and TJC's revised standards for hospitals and critical-access hospitals

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