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Notice outlines CMS differences with TJC requirements

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August 27, 2020

In an announcement that The Joint Commission (TJC) has been approved for two years as a Medicare accrediting organization (AO), CMS outlines what it sees as the differences between TJC standards and its own requirements.

Hospital Conditions of Participation (CoP) in Medicare are under the Code of Federal Regulations for Public Health, beginning with Part 482.

The following, edited lightly for style, is excerpted from the notice published in the Federal Register, which can be found at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2020/07/17/2020-15599/medicare-and-medicaid-programs-application-from-the-joint-commission-for-continued-approval-of-its.

Provisions of the final notice

In an announcement that The Joint Commission (TJC) has been approved for two years as a Medicare accrediting organization (AO), CMS outlines what it sees as the differences between TJC standards and its own requirements.



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