May 09, 2019

CMS Issues Draft Guidance for Hospital Co-Location with Other Hospitals or Healthcare Facilities

On May 3, 2019, CMS issued draft guidance for hospitals co-locating with other hospitals and healthcare facilities. CMS is soliciting comments until July 2, 2019, on the draft guidance which takes the form of an update to the State Operations Manual on how hospitals and healthcare facilities can share space on the same campus or building and space, staff and services while maintaining compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation for Hospitals.