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Three Hospital Surveyor Worksheets Finalized

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has finalized surveyor worksheets for assessing compliance with three Medicare hospital Conditions of Participation (CoPs): Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement, Infection Control and Discharge Planning. State and federal surveyors will use the worksheets when assessing hospital compliance with the CoPs. Hospitals are encouraged, but not required, to use the worksheets as part of their self-assessment tools to promote quality and patient safety. The finalized worksheets are attached.