Excerpt of letter to CMS: “…the Committee on Energy and Commerce is conducting oversight to ensure that patient safety is being provided for, and that federal standards are being adhered to, in hospitals participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Under the Social Security Act, as amended, hospitals participating in the Medicare program are required to meet certain minimum requirements specified in the statute as well as any supplemental requirements that are established by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to protect the public health, otherwise known as the Conditions of Participation (CoPs).”
To read a copy of the letter to CMS, click here.
To read a copy of the letter to Bureau of Healthcare Facilities Accreditation, click here.
To read a copy of the letter to Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality, click here.
To read a copy of the letter to DNV GL Healthcare, click here.
To read a copy of the letter to The Joint Commission, click here.