While it’s not something any hospital wants to acknowledge, the threat of receiving a CMS Statement of Deficiencies (CMS Form 2567) with Notice of Immediate Jeopardy or Notice of Termination is a reality. Hundreds of hospitals receive such notice every year.
Because hospitals must be in compliance with all CoPs to continue participation in the Medicare program, it is imperative that you know how to respond to a CMS termination letter.
The Greeley Company’s recently published infographic, CMS Termination Letter: What to Expect and How to Prepare, summarizes the key components of CMS termination letters and provides the five critical actions hospitals in this situation must take.
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