Infection Prevention and Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Program Interpretive Guidance Update

Title
Infection Prevention and Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Program Interpretive Guidance Update
Memo #
QSO-22-20-Hospitals
Posting Date
2022-07-06
Fiscal Year
2022
Summary
Updates to interpretive guidance for hospital requirements– CMS published the final rule Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction Final Rule which revised the regulatory requirements for hospitals related to infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship programs. We made conforming revisions to the interpretive guidelines.