Month: January 2020

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Joint Commission Dissemination Policy

The Joint Commission dissemination and copying policy relative to Perspectives is changing. Although the old policy is still printed on the last page (p. 30) of Perspectives and sounds very legalistic and somewhat threatening regarding duplication. But, the new policy changes that. It will permit accredited organizations to copy and distribute articles or complete copies internally. You can even post copies to an organization-based intranet.

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Emergency Management

When a disaster strikes it can wreak havoc on your operation. But, applying for a 1135 federal waiver can assist your team with emergency management. This disaster related waiver modifies certain Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, and HIPAA requirements. A recent Perspectives article outlines the process required to apply for this waiver.

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