Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Conditions of Participation 2022: Ensuring Compliance

Webinar Series - Session 4

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Texas Hospital Association


Program Description

There were over 700 pages of new regulations for CAHs for 2020, including a change to all the tag numbers with a new CAH manual.  Most of the new Tag numbers do not include Interpretive Guidelines or Survey Procedures.  CAHs must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Conditions of Participation manual for Critical Access Hospitals – Appendix W.
This four-part webinar will cover the entire CAH CoP manual. CAHs hospitals must comply with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ CoP manual for Critical Access Hospitals. The CMS regulations and interpretive guidelines serve as the basis for determining compliance and this manual will be discussed in detail as well as the revised changes.

Program Objectives

  • Describe the requirements for history and physicals for CAH
  • List what must be contained in the operative report
  • Discuss what the CAH must do to comply with the requirements for notification of the organ procurement (OPO) agency
  • Recall that CMS patient rights are in Swing Beds section

Who Should Attend

CEOs, chief operations officers, chief nursing officers, chief legal officers, nurses and medical staff, quality managers, nurse educators, risk managers, compliance officers, chief of health information, pharmacists, social workers, discharge planners, patient safety officers, outpatient director, director of rehab, infection control, directors of radiology.


$225 per session and per hospital (Not system). For entire 4 part series, $800 ($100 discount)