Updated Life Safety Code Information for Hospice Inpatient Facilities

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released new information regarding the use of power strips in patient rooms that is applicable to some hospice inpatient facilities. Survey and Certification Letter 14-46-LSC, titled “Categorical Waiver for Power Strips Use in Patient Care Areas,” explains that CMS has determined that the 2000 edition of…