HFAP 2020 Manual Publications – ASC, Acute Care and Critical Access Hospitals

HFAP has updated three of our manuals for 2020. The effective dates are below and you may order a manual by clicking here. Accreditation Requirements for Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2020 – Effective June 24, 2020 Accreditation Requirements for Acute Care Hospitals 2020 – Effective July 3, 2020 Accreditation Requirements for Critical Access Hospitals 2020 v2…

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Update: No HFAP surveys through May

In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, HFAP initially paused onsite survey activity from Mid-March through April. On April 15, the decision was made to extend the moratorium through May. On May 15, a decision will be made about resuming surveys in June. We will move forward month-by-month until it becomes reasonable to conduct…

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HFAP offers free webinar for ASCs considering temporary status as a hospital

Under the COVID-19 public health emergency, CMS has provided waivers and detailed requirements allowing a Medicare-participating ASC to apply for temporary recognition as a hospital. This free, 15-minute webinar provides an overview of the CMS hospital Conditions of Participation that an ASC must attest to in order to seek this temporary status. The recorded webinar is…

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