2011 Fiscal Year

Survey & Certification Letters (October 2010 - September 2011)

 
 Date PostedPublication
10/4/2011 S&C Letter 11-41: Affordable Care Act Section 6103: Guidance for State Consumer Oriented Websites  
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10/4/2011 S&C Letter 11-42: Use of Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Funds by States  
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9/22/2011 S&C Letter 11-39: Guidance for State Survey Agencies Responding to Requests for Survey Documents  
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9/8/2011 S&C Letter 11-38: Compliance With Food Procurement Requirements for Nursing Homes With Gardens Producing Foods for Residents  
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9/8/2011 S&C Letter 11-37: Issuance of Revisions to Interpretive Guidance at F tag 322, as Part of Appendix PP, State Operations Manual (SOM)  
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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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8/24/2011 S&C Letter 11-30: Reporting Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime in a LTC Facility (Revised)  
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7/5/2011 S&C Letter 11-31: Changes to the MDS Version 3.0 Assessment Modification & Formatting Policies & Nursing Home Compare as a result of MDS 3.0 Implementation 
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6/21/2011 S&C Letter 11-30: Reporting Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime in a LTC Facility 
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4/26/2011 S&C Letter 11-23: Third Opportunity National Background Check Funding 
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4/26/2011 S&C Letter 11-24: New Initiative-Partnership for Patients-Better Care, Lower Costs 
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4/13/2011 S&C Letter 11-22: Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Initiatives related to Section 6102(c) of the Affordable Care Act for Nursing Homes 
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4/7/2011 S&C Letter 11-18: Final Rule for SNFs and NFs "Notification of Facility Closure (CMS)-3230-IFC" 
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3/22/2011 S&C Letter 11-17: April and July 2011 Changes to Nursing Home Compare 
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3/21/2011 S&C Letter 11-12: Relationship Between Civil Money Penalty Funds Paid by Nursing Homes and the Money Follows the Person Demonstration 
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3/21/2011 S&C Letter 11-16: Publication of Final Rule "Civil Money Penalties for Nursing Homes CMS-2435-F 
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2/18/2011 S&C Letter 11-11: Revised Home Health Survey Protocols 
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1/20/2011 S & C Letter 11-09: Accreditation Organization (AO) Deeming Approval for Critical Access Hospitals 
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1/20/2011 S & C Letter 11-10: Revised Hospital Anesthesia Services Interpretive Guidelines (SOM) Appendix A 
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1/14/2011 S&C Letter 11-08: CLIA Applicability Clarified 
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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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12/27/2010 S&C Letter 11-06: Clarifications to the Ambulatory Surgical Center Interpretive Guidelines-Comprehensive Medical History & Physical 
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12/27/2010 S&C Letter 11-07: Interior Finish Documentation for Multiple Providers 
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11/30/2010 S&C Letter 11-03: Chemical Toxicity Public Health Laboratories (CTPHL's) 
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11/30/2010 S&C Letter 11-04: Inpatient PPS Rule Changes Affecting Survey and Certification 
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11/2/2010 S & C Letter 11-02: Impact of MDS 3.0 Submission Issues on the LTC Survey Process 
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10/27/2010 S&C Letter 11-01: Copy of Chapter 7 - Survey and Enforcement Process for SNFs and NFs 
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