CMS Immediate Jeopardy

Respond & Recover from a CMS Survey

Respond & Recover

You need to be sure you are on the right course as you prepare for or rebound from a CMS Survey. The road can be winding, but a clear map can guide the way. The need is real. Did you know that for many hospitals over 50% of total revenue comes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and that for some organizations the amount is even greater? We know that compliance with CMS Conditions of Participation is the foundation for regulatory readiness and is critical to your participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

CMS Immediate Jeopardy

When an organization receives Immediate Jeopardy from CMS for concerns related to the Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and alleged patient safety concerns, several action steps must take place to rectify the situation and insure that the organization is able to maintain their Medicare Provider status. C&A collaborates with leaders to navigate hospitals through survey sanctions and prepare staff for survey success.

CMS Mock Survey

A CMS mock survey will help you get ahead of the curve. Every CMS mock survey is different, and C&A customizes every agenda, being sure that your areas of strength and vulnerabilities are carefully charted. This kind of assessment can provide you with the much-needed direction to help you galvanize your organization for survey.

CMS Post-Survey Support

Have you just experienced a CMS survey and now are faced with developing and implementing corrective actions? C&A, through our post-survey support, can guide you through the process, assist with the development of corrective actions, evaluate implementation and foster successful survey outcomes.

CMS Immediate Jeopardy Resources

Immediate Jeopardy in CMS Survey

What happens when CMS arrives at your doorstep for an allegation survey?  After you notify key people and ...
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CMS Immediate Jeopardy: Part II

The goal of every CMS survey is to ensure the provision of quality care for all individuals receiving ...
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CMS Immediate Jeopardy Part III

CMS Surveyors are trained to identify certain triggers for potential or actual harm to individuals.  These triggers are ...
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CMS Part IV : Acting to Avoid Immediate Jeopardy

How are CMS Immediate Jeopardy Investigations Conducted?  Whether your CMS surveyor is concerned with a failure to protect ...
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CMS Immediate Jeopardy: Part V

What is the Decision Process for Immediate Jeopardy? Last month we reviewed a case example about a resident ...
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Part VI – CMS Immediate Jeopardy Series

How to Address an Immediate Jeopardy Decision?   The survey team leader wants to address an Immediate Jeopardy situation ...
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Immediate Jeopardy risks and preventions

Risks and Prevention Strategies for Immediate Jeopardy

What is Immediate Jeopardy? Immediate Jeopardy defined by CMS , within their Core Guidelines is "a situation in which ...
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