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CMS has issued many important hospital memos, including documents related to privacy and confidentiality, which is especially important in light of HIPAA and recent substantial penalties levied. Revised changes were made to direct services required, policies, outpatient, rehab, radiology, services required, equipment maintenance, qualified personnel, radiology records, emergency services, radiology safety, required lab tests and more.
|- Rehab section added||- PI required||- Discharge summaries|
|- Radiology policies required||- Nutrition||- Response to treatment|
|- Transfer and discharge||- SNF services||- Content of notice|
|- Resident assessment||- Resident rights||- Operative report|
|- State exemption of CRNAs||- Social services||- Surgical privileges|
|- Organ donation||- Contracted services||- Provision of services|
|- Anesthesia evaluations||- Records system||- Medical record standards|
|- Eligibility & payment||- Facility practices||- Emergency procedures|
|- Scope of services||- Imminent death||- Surgical policies required|
|- History and physicals||- Visitation||And so much more!|