Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services May 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application by the Joint Commission for Continued Deeming Authority for Critical Access Hospitals
Document Number: 2011-11705
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
This proposed notice with comment period acknowledges the receipt of an application from the Joint Commission for continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for critical access hospitals (CAHs) that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. Section 1865(a)(3)(A) of the Social Security Act requires that within 60 days of receipt of an organization's complete application, we publish a notice that identifies the national accrediting body making the request, describes the nature of the request, and provides at least a 30-day public comment period.