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Question: Where can I find the Joint Commission standard that requires hospitals to tell patients how to contact the Joint Commission about a complaint? Does this information have to be on the hospital’s website? Answer: The Joint Commission’s Accreditation Participation … Continue reading
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a revision to the State Operations Manual (SOM), Hospital Appendix A – Interpretive Guidelines for 42 CFR 482.43, Discharge Planning. Reviewing such guidance is an excellent way to prepare for CMS … Continue reading
Question: Is a physician required to sign every page of a multi-page preprinted order set that is identified as (page 1 of 2…page 2 of 2; etc.) or may they sign only the first or last page? Answer: This is … Continue reading