CMS has discharge planning standards in the hospital conditions of participation. These start at tag number 799 and go to tag 843. These were completely rewritten and went into effect July 19, 2013, and went from 24 to 13 standards.
CMS has about 50 pages that address the restraint and seclusion standards, the most problematic standard in the hospital CoP manual. Here’s the evidence: the Jan. 15 CMS quarterly deficiency reports shows 1,289 deficiencies from tag 154 to 214.