Joint Commission Revises Standard RI.01.02.01, EP 1 Effective Immediately for Deemed Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

Published: 09/22/2021

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • 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

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