CMS Requirements for Hospital Discharges to Post-Acute Care Providers

Published: 06/13/2023

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • 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

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