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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QSO Memo 20-22 Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in Outpatient Settings: FAQs and Considerations

Please share this individuals in the following roles: CEO, COO, CNO, Chief Medical Officer Quality Director, Director of Surgery Services, Director of Outpatient Services Infection Control Coordinator, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Accreditation Coordinator CMS QSO-20-22 Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease (COVID19) in Outpatient Settings: FAQs and Considerations Key points: This CMS QSO…

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QSO Memo 20-15 (Revised 3/30/2020) – (Hospitals and CAHs)

Please share this announcement with individuals in the following roles: CEO, COO, CNO, Quality Director, Chief Medical Officer, Quality Director, Infection Control Coordinator, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Accreditation Coordinator CMS QSO-20-15 EMTALA Requirements and Implications Related to COVID-19 (Revised 3/30/2020) Key points: This publication provides additional guidance for the establishment of drive-through testing sites, clarification of…

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