Administrative Eyecare July/Aug 2017
Regina Boore, MS, BSN, RN, CASC
In recent years, surgery centers have heightened their focus on quality. An active Quality Assess-ment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) program has always been required for accredited surgery centers. Fortunately, the Medicare requirements effected in 2009 (416.43 Condition for Coverage: Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement) aligned with existing accreditation quality standards.