New Information Releseaed for Critical Access Hospitals. 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently published a new fact sheet summarizing the Medicare rules and regulations for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).  This latest version includes the revised CAH location requirement relative to other facilities to include areas with only secondary roads available and the requirement to inform the patient or the representative of their rights before starting or ending care and establish a grievance process.