CMS broadens concept of hospital "medical staff" to provide greater opportunities for nurses and other nonphysician practitioners.


On May 18, 2012, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final regulation intended to “reduce outmoded and unnecessarily burdensome rules, and thereby increase the ability of hospitals to devote resources to providing high quality patient care.” These new regulations made numerous changes to the previous conditions of participation for… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gerinurse.2012.06.003


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