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By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 8:58 AM
On May 31, KHA will host a webinar on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Hospital Improvement Act Proposed Changes presented by Sue Dill Calloway.

CMS has proposed some significant changes to the hospital conditions of participation (CoPs) that every hospital should know including critical access hospitals. This includes changes to nursing, medical records, infection control, QAPI, patient rights and restraint and seclusion. It will also require all hospitals to have an antibiotic stewardship program and what the program should include. It will include a prohibition on discrimination which must be given to patients in writing.

View the flyer for details and register online...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:03 AM
If a CMS surveyor showed up at your hospital tomorrow, would you know what to do? Two upcoming KHA seminars will cover a record breaking year of changes in the CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs) This is a must-attend program for anyone with direct patient care in the hospital. This program will cover the entire CMS hospital manual to ensure you are in compliance.

Seminar on CMS Conditions of Participation for PPS Hospitals March 1-2 Brochure



Seminar on CMS Conditions of Participation for CAHs March 2-3 Brochure



The seminars will be conducted by Sue Dill Calloway, a well-known speaker on CoP.



If you have any questions, please contact Carol Walters at KHA (502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 or via email at...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, May 29, 2015 8:38 AM

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued major revisions to the Conditions of Participation (CoP) manual for both prospective payment system (PPS) hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) this month. For CAHs, more than one-third of the manual has been revised. To help hospitals understand how the latest changes will affect them, KHREF will host two seminars in July:

Seminar on CMS Conditions of Participation for PPS Hospitals
July 8-9
Brochure

Seminar on CMS Conditions of Participation for CAHs
July 9-10
Brochure

By Ginger - Site Admin on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 8:10 AM

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued major revisions to the Conditions of Participation (CoP) manual for both prospective payment system (PPS) hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) this month. For CAHs, more than one-third of the manual has been revised. To help hospitals understand how the latest changes will affect them, KHREF will host two seminars in July:

Seminar on CMS Conditions of Participation for PPS Hospitals
July 8-9

Seminar on CMS Conditions of Participation for CAHs
July 9-10

The seminars will be conducted by Sue Dill Calloway, a well-known speaker on CoP. Program brochures will be available in May.

By Ginger - Site Admin on Thursday, August 14, 2014 8:30 AM
The Kentucky Hospital Research and Education Foundation (KHREF) will host three webinars in September regarding topics related to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Conditions of Participation (CoP):

CMS’s New Hospital CoP MedicationAdministration and Safe Opioid Use - September 3 CMS Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Hospital CoP Standards and CMS QAPI Worksheet - September 17 CMS Hospital CoPs: The Final 2014 Regulations for Hospitals - September 24 Visit the corresponding links above from program details and registration information.

If you have any further questions, contact Carol Walters at KHA (502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 or via email...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Monday, July 14, 2014 3:42 PM
On May 12, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published in the Federal Register a final rule to revise and clarify certain Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and Conditions for Coverage (CfCs) for hospitals, critical access hospitals (CAHs) and other providers, including long-term care facilities, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), laboratories, transplant centers, organ procurement organizations, rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and intermediate care facilities for intellectually disabled individuals. The rule is largely aimed at reducing burden and eliminating obsolete regulations, and it also responds to stakeholder concerns about current governance-related provisions for hospitals.

Among the most significant changes, CMS will:

Allow multi-hospital systems composed of separately Medicare-certified hospitals to have integrated, unified medical staff structures; Remove a requirement that a hospital’s governing board include...
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, March 28, 2014 2:38 PM
On March 27, KHA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the proposed Conditions of Participation (CoP) rule regarding emergency preparedness requirements for Medicare and Medicaid participating providers and suppliers.

A copy of KHA's comment letter is available at http://www.kyha.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/KHAResponsetoCMSCOPEPRules.pdf.

The AHA released a Regulatory Advisory on this topic. It is available at http://www.kyha.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/EmergencyPreparednessCOP_ProposedRule_RegulatoryAdv.pdf.

For further information, please contact Richard Bartlett at KHA (502-426-6220 or 800-945-4542 or via e-mail at rbartlett@kyha.com)....
By Ginger - Site Admin on Friday, January 17, 2014 12:22 PM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register that establishes national emergency preparedness requirements for Medicare and Medicaid providers and suppliers to ensure that they adequately plan for both natural and man-made disasters.

The proposed rule addresses emergency preparedness requirements that 17 provider and supplier types must meet in order to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

This proposed rule could have a significant impact on hospitals. For example, the rule includes language that relates to the behavior of the new electronic health record (EHR) systems during a disaster or emergency, and a requirement that EHR systems be redundantly backed up both in region and out of region.

KHA Emergency Preparedness Director Richard Bartlett has prepared resources for hospitals to educate themselves regarding the proposed changes and to prepare in case the rule is approved. Visit http://www.kyha.com/proposed-rule-change-on-cop-related-to-emergency-preparedness/...
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