CMS Requirements for Hospital Discharges to Post-Acute Care Providers
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Critical Access Hospitals,
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a new memorandum to remind providers of the health and safety concerns that arise during hospital discharge and transfers to post-acute providers. CMS is reinforcing that, when a patient is discharged from a hospital, post-acute providers and caregivers must be provided with appropriate patient information related to a patient’s treatment and condition.
CMS has identified areas of concern related to missing or inaccurate pat…Sign Up for Free Trial