CMS Rule Overview

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Supplier Final Rule to establish consistent emergency preparedness requirements for healthcare providers as a condition of participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This rule was published in September 2016 and outlines requirements for all [...]

Learnings from the Field: Honoring End-of-Life Wishes

The Advance Care Planning (ACP) Coalition is a group of four regional hospitals and nine post-acute providers, ensuring end-of-life conversations occur and patient wishes are honored when unable to speak for themselves.