Think about commenting on this proposed regulation and its impacts on you, your practice, and your information system solutions.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed revisions to the hospital Conditions of Participation, the criteria hospitals must meet to be reimbursed for services by Medicare/Medicaid. The changes are needed to remove unnecessary and burdensome regulations that create barriers in care delivery. The changes, if adopted, include:
There is a 60-day comment period. The CMS would like your comments. The proposed regulation can be found in full via a link on this page near the bottom: http://www.cms.gov/CFCsAndCoPs/06_Hospitals. Or go directly to the PDF here.
To submit a comment, visit www.regulations.gov, enter the ID number CMS-3244-P, and click on “Submit a Comment.”