December 15, 2022

Accreditation updates from The Joint Commission, CMS

By: Judith M. Mathias, MA, BS, RN

An important reason for accreditation from The Joint Commission is that it allows hospitals to bill Medicare and Medicaid, under what is called “deemed status,” says John Rosing, MHA, FACHE, executive vice president and principal at Patton Healthcare Consulting, an affiliate of HBS of Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Rosing spoke at the OR Manager Conference in 2022.

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