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Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) News

News stories from the past 60 days.

A Conversation with John Gill
Jun 6, 2017 - Radio interview with John Gill, President of the National Association of Rural Health Clinics. Discussion includes the creation and the work of the National Association of Rural Health Clinics, the use of advanced practice providers, and the of administration of Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Application From the Joint Commission for Continued CMS-Approval of Its Critical Access Hospital Accreditation Program Federal Register
May 19, 2017 - Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) acknowledging the Joint Commission's request for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). The Joint Commission's current term as a recognized CAH accreditation program expires November 21, 2017. Comments regarding the Joint Commission's request and current accreditation requirements must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern on June 18, 2017.
Source: Federal Register
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Last Updated: 6/6/2017