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Federal surveyors look into abuse at Lincoln Regional Center - Lincoln Journal Star

Federal surveyors look into abuse at Lincoln Regional Center - Lincoln Journal Star | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Lincoln Journal StarFederal surveyors look into abuse at Lincoln Regional CenterLincoln Journal StarConcern over a Building 5 patient's injury that went unreported for weeks caused an accrediting agency to classify the center as being in "immediate...
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Hospital Readmissions | How to Stop the Pain -- Healthcare Quality Improvement

Hospital Readmissions | How to Stop the Pain -- Healthcare Quality Improvement | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Have you evaluated what readmissions will cost your organization? Have you implemented any plans to address readmissions? The readmissions penalty is not going away and CMS likely will expand the program as it enters its second year.
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$1.3 million Immediate Jeopardy fine for Oklahoma nursing home that housed ... - McKnight's Long Term Care News

$1.3 million Immediate Jeopardy fine for Oklahoma nursing home that housed ... - McKnight's Long Term Care News | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
$1.3 million Immediate Jeopardy fine for Oklahoma nursing home that housed ...
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CMS, OIG Publish Proposed Rules for Extending EHR Exception ...

CMS, OIG Publish Proposed Rules for Extending EHR Exception ... | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
CMS and OIG have published proposed rules in the Federal Register that seek to extend the existing Stark Law Exception and Anti-Kickback Statue Safe Harbor and make them applicable to the donation of electronic health ...
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Michigan Nursing Home Resident Found In Immediate Jeopardy of Choking Michigan Nursing Home Inspection Report The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) conducts yearly insp...

Michigan Nursing Home Resident Found In Immediate Jeopardy of Choking Michigan Nursing Home Inspection Report The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) conducts yearly insp... | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Michigan nursing home inspection reports with immediate jeopardy citations.
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CMS and TJC Survey Preparation: Is There a Difference?

CMS and TJC Survey Preparation: Is There a Difference? | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Hospitals that are accredited by the Joint Commission (TJC) know the value of continued survey readiness.
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Survey Preparation

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Survey Preparation | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Whether for a validation or complaint-based survey, or in response to Immediate Jeopardy, hospitals need to thoroughly prepare for a Centers for Medicare or Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation survey or risk significant financial...
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10 Essential Elements for Excellence in ASC Infection Control Programs - Becker's ASC Review

10 Essential Elements for Excellence in ASC Infection Control Programs - Becker's ASC Review | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
10 Essential Elements for Excellence in ASC Infection Control Programs Becker's ASC Review Chuck Peck, MD, managing director of Navigant Consulting and leader of clinical and operational effectiveness, and TK Miller, MD, associate professor of...
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WEDI reports disappointing findings on ICD-10 readiness to CMS ...

WEDI reports disappointing findings on ICD-10 readiness to CMS ... | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Since 2009, WEDI has conducted ICD-10 readiness surveys to measure the progress of industry compliance. As an advisor under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, WEDI brings to the attention of CMS ...
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ACOs: Five Tips For The Medicare Shared Savings Program - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

ACOs: Five Tips For The Medicare Shared Savings Program Mondaq News Alerts (registration) The ACO model was introduced as an option for Medicare when the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) established the Medicare Shared Savings...
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CMS Opens Records of Hospital Deficiencies to the Public

CMS Opens Records of Hospital Deficiencies to the Public | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled its new searchable hospital inspection report database to the public.
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Systems Improvement Agreement - Compass Clinical Consulting

Systems Improvement Agreement - Compass Clinical Consulting | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has a new quality improvement tool to gain compliance from hospitals with repeat or multiple Immediate (Systems Improvement Agreement (SIA): CMS Tool to Promote Better Compliance with Conditions...
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'When emergencies happen' - Anahuac Progress

'When emergencies happen' - Anahuac Progress | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
'When emergencies happen' Anahuac Progress As per EMTALA (Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act), all patients presenting to an emergency department will receive a medical screening exam to determine if their condition is emergent or...
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The CMS Survey Process for Dialysis Units (A MUST Read)

The CMS Survey Process for Dialysis Units (A MUST Read) | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
... Measures Assessment Tool (MAT): 2-page summary of the standards used in assessing compliance with regulatory requirements formatted in 5 columns to include the referenced V tag, the measure, the expected value(s), reference for the value(s),...
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2014 Final Call Letter: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Raises ... - The National Law Review

2014 Final Call Letter: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Raises ... - The National Law Review | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
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Do Hospital Policies to Deter Potential Drug Seekers Violate EMTALA?

Do Hospital Policies to Deter Potential Drug Seekers Violate EMTALA? | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Interesting issue brought to my attention by a reader in South Carolina. One of the hospitals in South Carolina wanted to post a sign in its emergency department waiting room stating the following:...
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When CMS is On the Doorstep: Strategies for Successfully Preparing for Increased Clinical Scrutiny

When CMS is On the Doorstep: Strategies for Successfully Preparing for Increased Clinical Scrutiny | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is showing increased attention to hospitals’ clinical performance.
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Two Recent Directives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ... - The National Law Review

Two Recent Directives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ... - The National Law Review | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Two Recent Directives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...
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If there's no Immediate Jeopardy, and no “repeat deficiencies,” $3000 per day is the cap.
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Office of Inspector General Announces Two Patient Dumping Civil ...

Instead, the hospital contacted the local fire department, which transferred her to another hospital in violation of the patient dumping provision of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) where she ...
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What the CMS Hospital Inspection Report Database Means for Hospital Leaders

What the CMS Hospital Inspection Report Database Means for Hospital Leaders | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
As the public becomes more familiar with the new searchable hospital inspection report database from CMS, hospital executives can expect inquiries from the press, public figures, lawyers, and patients about these reports.
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Immediate Jeopardy - Compass Clinical Consulting

Immediate Jeopardy - Compass Clinical Consulting | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
While an unannounced survey temporarily disrupts the normal routine of any hospital, an unexpected unfavorable outcome has the potential to impact clinical ("Immediate Jeopardy -Requires Immediate Response - Compass Clinical Consulting-Compass Clinical...
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1.3 million Immediate Jeopardy fine for Oklahoma nursing home that housed registered sex offender

1.3 million Immediate Jeopardy fine for Oklahoma nursing home that housed registered sex offender | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
An Oklahoma nursing home faces a 1.3 million Immediate Jeopardy fine for failing to appropriately supervise a registered sex offender resident.
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CMS' Systems Improvement Agreement: A Last Chance Alternative to Medicare Termination? - Hospital Accreditation & Compliance Journal

CMS' Systems Improvement Agreement: A Last Chance Alternative to Medicare Termination? - Hospital Accreditation & Compliance Journal | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
CMS's System Improvement Agreement, last chance alternative to Immediate Jeopardy? (A Last Chance Alternative to Immediate Jeopardy?
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Detached ER costs criticized

Detached ER costs criticized | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
After developing a chest cold and breathing problems last year, Susan Alexander went to First Choice ER, an independent emergency room in League Cit (EMTALA consequence - parallel, profitable EM care "RT @NursSciWatch: Detached ER costs criticized...
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Steps to Ensure ASC Infection & Safety Compliance: Q&A With ASCpro Founder ... - Becker's ASC Review

Steps to Ensure ASC Infection & Safety Compliance: Q&A With ASCpro Founder ... - Becker's ASC Review | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
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Nursing: Frequently in the Bull’s-Eye for CMS Noncompliance

Nursing: Frequently in the Bull’s-Eye for CMS Noncompliance | Clinical Accreditation & Compliance | Scoop.it
Compass Clinical Consulting’s Amanda Brown, RN, MSM, CIC, is featured in this month’s Nurse Leader Magazine article “Nursing: Frequently in the Bull’s-Eye for Noncompliance.” Most organizations experience a negative compliance finding from the...
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