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Medicare Conditions of Participation

Medicare Data Requirements

Medicare Conditions of Participation (COPs)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) develop Conditions of Participation (COPs) that health care entities must meet in order to participate in the Medicare program.  These COPs establish the health and safety standards foundational to improving quality and care given to Medicare beneficiaries.

        1.)  Provider Agreements and Supplier Approval

        2.)  Survey, Certification, and Enforcement Procedures

        3.) Hospitals

        4.) Long Term Care Facilities

        5.) Home Health Services

        6.) Certification of Certain Health Facilities

        7.) Laboratory Requirements

        8.) Coverage for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities

        9.) Specialized Providers

        10.) Specialized Services Furnished by Suppliers

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