Provides a summary document for on-site visits to a critical access hospital. Includes information on the following: technical assistance received from the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program; quality initiatives; and, awards.
Similar to a provider’s medical bag, the Retention Toolkit has a variety of instruments or tools for use at each stage of a health care organization’s retention plan.
Provides a needs assessment for rural hospitals and community health care needs. Includes hospital organization structure; concerns and challenges; community relationships; community health care improvement; and, community health concerns.
Provides information on how to prepare for a critical access hospital (CAH) site visit in order to identify all services and activities the CAH is accessing. This document is used as a basis for discussion time with the CAH team during the site visit.
Provides a template for a critical access hospital (CAH) mock survey for acute care, observation and outpatient services for CAH Medicare Conditions of Participation.
Provides information on how the Minnesota Flex Program conducts mock surveys to help critical access hospitals (CAHs) prepare for their Medicare Survey, and more importantly, help CAHs ensure the highest quality of care at their facilities. By conducting mock surveys, CAHs receive survey preparation recommendations, conditions of participation guidance, and additional resources.
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This tool was developed to survey information about a critical access hospital (CAH) including: hospital characteristics, hospital issues, Flex program impact on the CAH, and networks.
These tools can be used during site visits to critical access hospitals (CAHs) to identify and prioritize rural hospital needs. Information collected on the form includes technical assistance needs and status of projects and a tracking spreadsheet.
Provides a critical access hospital sample evaluation form for annual re-certification.
Provides a critical access hospital survey sample that focuses on the designation preparation guidelines for the business office.