Review of Medicare’s Oversight of Accrediting Organizations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s (CMS) Quality, Safety, and Oversight Group recently released a memo to all state survey agency directors regarding the FY2017 Report to Congress:  Review of Medicare’s Program Oversight of Accrediting Organizations (AOs) and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) Validation Program. The CMS annual Report to Congress (RTC)…