CMS Infection Control Requirements
CMS Interpretive Guidelines for Ambulatory Surgery Centers
These guidelines clarify and explain the intent of the regulations. Surveyors use the interpretive guidelines in assessing compliance with Federal standards. View guidelines >Infection Control Surveyor Worksheet
The worksheet contains the list of items that a surveyor must assess during the onsite survey. Specific areas for observation include, hand hygiene compliance, injection practices, sterilization and high-level disinfection, and environmental infection control. View worksheet >CMS Flash Sterilization Clarification – FY 2010 Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Survey
This CMS clarification memo specifies the questions that surveyors must ask to assess the appropriateness of an ASC’s sterilization practices. View memo >
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