2017 PDC Summit

1791 - Designing for the CMS Conditions of Participation

Mar 15, 2017 10:50am ‐ Mar 15, 2017 11:50am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $30.00

Description

The 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code® has been adopted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as part of its Condition of Participation (COPs). This session will introduce attendees to the latest provisions of the code for new construction as well as compliance requirements for existing facilities. The presenters will also lead a discussion on the next steps for future Life Safety Code adoption and participation opportunities for attendees.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the new CMS requirements for several different provider types.
  • Distinguish between facility provider types and the applicable sections of the code.
  • Plan a compliance strategy for existing hospitals.
  • Discuss the differences between the COPs and local regulations that may affect construction projects or operations.

Speaker(s):

  • John Williams, Program Manager, Construction Review Services, Washington State Department of Health
  • Chad E. Beebe, Deputy Executive Director of Advocacy, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

Credits

Credits: None available.

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