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CMS Issues Requirements for Hospital Discharges to Post-Acute Care Providers

​On June 6, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released memo number QSO-23-16-Hospitals reminding state agencies, accrediting organizations and hospitals of the regulatory requirements for discharges and transfers to post-acute care providers.  Hospitals should review their policies and procedures to ensure discharges are occurring in a compliant and safe manner.

CMS has identified areas of concern related to missing or inaccurate patient information when a patient is discharged from a hospital. To view the areas of concern CMS has identified related to missing or inaccurate patient information when a patient is discharged from a hospital and to read the QSO in its entirety click here.

 

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