Renowned Dallas Hospital Out of Medicare Compliance

September 3, 2011
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The acute care hospital in Texas made famous for the emergent care given to JFK on 11/22/1963 is about to find out if Medicare will continue to reimburse for services rendered.

The acute care hospital in Texas made famous for the emergent care given to JFK on 11/22/1963 is about to find out if Medicare will continue to reimburse for services rendered.

[C]MS says in a Thursday letter to Parkland that the date of a possible Medicare termination has been pushed back to allow state inspectors time to complete their reports on their follow-up inspection. CMS says if Parkland remains out of compliance, it will be terminated from the program on Sept. 30.

 

Generally, a hospital survey is an evaluation to determine the hospital’s compliance with state rules and federal regulations. The survey evaluates the hospital on such areas as nursing services, medical staff, dietary services, infection control, medical records, governing board, quality assessment and improvement, medical services, and physical environment.

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