The CMS Compliance Crosswalk, 2016 Edition
Cheryl A. Niespodziani, MBA, CHC
Beth A. Hepola, RN, BSN, MBA
The CMS Compliance Crosswalk, 2016 Edition, is the latest and greatest edition of HCPro’s highly regarded accreditation crosswalk. This book shows you how to comply with each Condition of Participation (CoP) set forth by CMS and highlights the corresponding requirements from The Joint Commission and other accrediting organizations. Using a table format, the book takes readers through each CoP, explains how accreditation standards differ from the CMS requirements, and offers tips and documentation suggestions for survey preparation.
- Incorporates practical experience and findings from actual survey activities and known hotspots across the nation
- Provides an independent voice separate from CMS, The Joint Commission, or consultants
- Has an easy-to-read format that allows you to conveniently compare guidelines and regulations
- Includes analysis/guideline sections that help you decide what you need to do to meet the recommendations
About the Authors
Cheryl A. Niespodziani, MBA, CHC, is the companywide corporate responsibility manager for Centura Health, a statewide integrated healthcare delivery system consisting of 16 hospitals, six home health and hospice agencies, seven senior living communities, eight emergency or urgent care centers, and more than 250 physician practices in Colorado. She has worked in healthcare for almost 30 years and is based at Centura Health’s corporate office in Englewood, Colorado.
Beth A. Hepola, RN, BSN, MBA, is director of regulatory readiness for Centura Health. She is located at Centura Health’s corporate office.
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Published: January 2016