TITLE

Joint Commission retires 4 out of 6 measures

PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Patient Education Management;Oct2011, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p117
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Joint Commission's announcement to retire 4 out of 6 non-accountability measures, which are common with Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), from December 31, 2011.
ACCESSION #
66454595

 

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