This regulatory advisory from the American Hospital Association explains CMS's emergency preparedness rule and provides hospitals with next steps to comply with the new regulations.
This alert explains new CMS emergency preparedness requirements for health care facilities that will require emergency plans; policies and procedures; a communication plan; and training and testing.
CMS is making a correction to its rule adopting the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99. The correction, which was published in the Federal Register on... read more
This website provides articles, monographs, and tools to help members understand the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation now that CMS has adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code.
This advocacy alert from May 3, 2016, explains the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99.
This alert from April 2015 urges members to tell the FCC to reject all proposals that do not ensure interference-free patient monitoring through WMTS devices.
A change in the standards regulating operating room humidity levels may conflict with the instructions for use on some equipment and supplies routinely used in surgery. This advisory explains the issue and gives members guidance on how to proceed.