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Two Calif. hospitals pass CMS inspection
Modern Healthcare

The CMS notified Southwest Healthcare System, Murrieta, Calif., that its two hospitals are back in compliance with Medicare’s conditions of participation after passing a CMS inspection, according to a news release from Southwest’s parent company, Universal Healthcare Services, King of Prussia, Pa. Passing last week’s inspection, which was a follow-up to a July inspection that was part of a deal that Southwest and Universal reached with the CMS in May 2010 ends a regulatory process that began in 2009.