Public Release of Three Hospital Surveyor Worksheets

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Public Release of Three Hospital Surveyor Worksheets
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• Three Hospital Surveyor Worksheets Finalized: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized surveyor worksheets for assessing compliance with three Medicare hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs): Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI), Infection Control, and Discharge Planning. The worksheets are used by State and Federal surveyors on all survey activity in hospitals when assessing compliance with any of these three CoPs.
• Final Worksheets Made Public: Via this memorandum we are making the worksheets publicly available. The hospital industry is encouraged, but not required, to use the worksheets as part of their self-assessment tools to promote quality and patient safety.