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Discharge Planning: Key Takeaways from the Long-Awaited Final Rule


Posted on October 2, 2019 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Published by: Hall Render

On September 30, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a final rule regarding discharge planning (“Final Rule”) addressing care transitions and patient access to medical information. CMS had initially issued the proposed regulations in November 2015 to update discharge planning requirements for hospitals[1], critical access hospitals (“CAHs”) and post-acute care... READ MORE

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