CMS Pushes Back Timeline For Finalizing Hospital CoP Updates

By Michelle M. Stein / June 7, 2019 at 6:07 PM
CMS on Friday (June 7) pushed back the timeline by a year, until June 16, 2020, for finalizing updated Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation for hospitals and critical access hospitals. The agency says that stakeholders agreed with many of the policies in the 2016 proposed rule , but CMS is not able to meet the three-year timeline for final rule publication because of the “complexity and substantive nature of the provisions” in the proposal. “Our goal remains to publish,...

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