Take 5: Ambulatory Surgery Centers' Deemed Status Survey Tips
The Joint Commission is designated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an approved accreditor for Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) seeking Medicare initial certification, and can provide accreditation and Medicare certification simultaneously through its survey process.
The deemed status option The Joint Commission offers ASCs has many other advantages that can drastically improve an organization’s patient care.
Michael Kulczycki, executive director of the Ambulatory Care Accreditation program, explains ways to have a successful survey. [5:31]