Simple Symptoms Often Missed That Predict Costly CMS Compliance Issues

Simple Symptoms Often Missed That Predict Costly CMS Compliance Issues

In the last several years, hospitals across the country have experienced findings of Immediate Jeopardy in the wake of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and state Department of Health surveys that have become more and more rigorous. And, by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are leading many healthcare professionals to believe that such scrutiny will only continue to increase.

CMS Immediate Jeopardy and the Hospital Near-Death Experience White Paper

For one Regional Medical Center, “near-death” took the form of involuntary termination from Medicare. This traumatic event caused the hospital to lose physicians, morale, and its previously good reputation, not to mention significant amounts of money. But, with quick corrective action and strong leadership, the medical center regained its Medicare certification and received a second chance to thrive.

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