2014 Fiscal Year and Prior

Survey and Certification Letters released during FY 2014 and prior

 
 Date PostedPublication
9/29/2014 S & C Letter 14-46: Categorical Waiver for Power Strips Use in Patient Care Areas 
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8/27/2014 S & C Letter 14-43: Completion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Discharge Assessments for Resident Transfers from a Medicare and/or Medicaid-Certified Bed to a Non-Certified Bed 
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7/24/2015 S & C Letter 14-42: Release of Learning Tool on Building Respect for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Older Adults (Revised) 
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6/2/2014 S & C Letter 14-36: Infection Control Breaches Which Warrant Referral to Public Health Authorities 
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4/21/2014 S & C Letter 14-22: Focused MDS and Dementia Care Surveys 
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4/14/2014 S & C Letter 14-19: Interim Report on the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes 
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3/4/2014 S & C Letter 14-12: Emergency Preparedness Checklist Revision 
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10/28/2013 S & C Letter 14-03: Citations at F-Tag 454 - 42 CFR §483.70 Physical Environment, §483.70(a) Life Safety from Fire 
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11/19/2013 S & C Letter 13-55: (Revised) Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems in Nursing Homes 
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7/15/2013 S & C Letter 13-46: OCR Clearance Process 
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3/11/2013 S & C Letter 13-15-NH: Physician Delegation of Tasks in Skilled Nursing Facilities and Nursing Facilities 
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3/11/2013 S & C Letter 13-14 -ALL: Luer Misconnection Adverse Events 
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3/5/2013 S & C Letter 13-13: Information Only - New Dining Standards of Practice Resources 
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11/6/2012 S & C Letter 13-02: Nursing Homes - Clarification of Guidance Related to Medication Errors and Pharmacy Services 
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6/18/2012 S & C Letter 12-35-All: Safe Use of Single Dose / Single Use Medications to Prevent Healthcare Associated Infections 
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3/15/2012 S & C Letter 12-21 LSC: Instructions Concerning Waivers of Specific Requirements of the 2012 Edition of the NFPA 101, the LSC, in Health Care Facilities 
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12/7/2011 S & C Letter 12-08 NH: Independent IDR Process for Nursing Homes (Interim Advance Guidance) 
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11/15/2011 S & C Letter 12-04: Smoking Safety in Long Term Care Facilities 
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8/26/2011 S & C Letter 11-35: Mandate of Section 6121 of the Affordable Care Act for Nurse Aide Training in Nursing Homes 
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1/20/2012 S & C Letter 11-30 (Revised): Reporting Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime in a LTC Facility 
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12/27/2010 S & C Letter 11-05: Hospital and Critical Access Hospital Life Safety Code Occupancy Classification Update 
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6/5/2009 S & C Letter 09-41: Policy Regarding Unannounced Surveys 
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9/5/2008 S & C Letter 08-34: Compliance With State Fire and Safety Code in Lieu of Life Safety Code 
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5/12/2008 S & C Letter 08-09: Nursing Homes-Off Site Kitchens 
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9/29/2006 S & C Letter 06-33: Using Photography During Survey 
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5/11/2006 S & C Letter 06-16: Nursing Homes & Medicare Part D 
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11/14/2005 S & C Letter 06-06: Use of Foreign Acquired Drugs in LTC Facilities 
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