CMS Wants More Info On Ownership Shifts At Accrediting Organizations

By James Romoser / April 30, 2019 at 3:05 PM
CMS released a proposed rule Tuesday (April 30) that would require Medicare accrediting organizations to notify CMS if they are considering a change in ownership. CMS needs to know in advance of a potential ownership change in order to assess whether the new owner of an accrediting organization is able to perform the required accreditation tasks, the agency said. Under the proposed rule , an accrediting organization with a Medicare-approved accreditation program would have to follow new procedures to inform...

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