Joint Commission Revises Standard RI.01.02.01, EP 1 Effective Immediately for Deemed Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals
- The Joint Commission
- Critical Access Hospitals,
The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced revisions to Element of Performance 1 standard RI.01.02.01, effective immediately, for hospitals and critical access hospitals using TJC for deemed status with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The revisions are effective April 1, 2022 for non-deemed hospitals.
The revisions, which were made to better align TJC standards and CMS Conditions of Participation, address patients’ rights with regards to notifications not only for admissions…Sign Up for Free Trial