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Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions for Psychiatric Hospitals

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In May 2014, The Joint Commission reapplied to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for deeming authority for psychiatric hospitals.

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Standards Information for Hospitals

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Environmental Assessment–Proactive Risk Assessment - Provide your comment through November 20, 2013.

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Prepublication Standards – Standards Revisions Related to Medical Equipment and Utility System Maintenance for the ASC Deemed Program

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In response to CMS’s review of its application, The Joint Commission developed and revised several elements of performance (EPs) for ambulatory surgical centers that elect to use The Joint Commission’s deemed status option.

Related Items: Prepublication Standards , Ambulatory Health Care , Deemed Status , Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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