Critical Access Hospitals Regulatory Requirements: Anything New for 2019? – January 11


Host: Carolyn St.Charles, RN, BSN, MBA. Regional Chief Clinical Officer, HealthTechS3
Date: January 11, 2019 at 12 pm CST


CMS updated the Critical Access Hospital Conditions of Participation in October of 2018.  The webinar will review the changes to Appendix W including a summary of changes to the Swing Bed regulations, as well as updates to The Joint Commission standards for Critical Access Hospitals.  We will include a discussion of the 2019 National Patient Safety Goals, and Ligature Risk.

Please join and allow us to help you on your journey to Continuous Survey Readiness.


  1. Identify one new CMS regulatory requirement for Critical Access Hospitals
  2. Identify at least two National Patient Safety Goals

Interesting Fact:
As of July 27, 2018, there are 1,348 CAHs located throughout the United States.