May 2019 – Public Comment Period Closes June 27, 2019 on Clarification of Ligature Risk Interpretive Guidelines

CMS is requesting public comment on its proposed clarification of Ligature Risk Interpretive Guidelines. This is CMS’ response to the work of The Joint Commission’s Expert Panel on Suicide Prevention that created the Recommendations that were published starting with TJC’s November 2019 issue of their Perspectives newsletter.  For full text of CMS’ draft proposal and instructions on how to submit your comments directly to CMS,  CLICK HERE