Council Comments on Hospital Discharge Regulations

The Council has submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on proposed new hospital discharge regulations. The Council suggests a number of steps that should be taken during the critical period of hospitalization to ensure that patients are not discharged into homelessness. Among other recommendations, our comments emphasize the utility of Medical Respite Care for those who might be inappropriately retained in a hospital or discharged into homelessness.

Read the Council’s full comments to CMS.