Wednesday, May 27, 2020

The Joint Commission Announces Revisions in Response to CMS Final Rule

The Joint Commission recently announced standards changes in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) final rules on Burden and Discharge Planning. The first set of changes pertains to the hospital deeming renewal application with CMS, effective July 1, 2020. The second set of changes applies to both hospitals and critical access hospitals, effective September 13, 2020.

Prepublication standards:
Visit the Joint Commission Standards Page additional information on these updates. Stay connected to NAMSS by visiting the NAMSS COVID-19 Resources Page.

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