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Long Term Care Enforcement Procedures/Long Term Care Survey Set (Softbound Editions)
Section I: Regulations (42 CFR Part 488, Subparts E and F)
Section II: Survey and Enforcement Process for SNFs and NFs (chapter 7 of the SOM)
Section III: Exhibits and Forms
Section IV: Appendices (CMS Form 855-B, CMS Form 855R, Appendix Q of SOM, Guidelines for Determining Immediate Jeopardy.
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The Long Term Care Enforcement Procedures Manual
The newly revised edition with all the April 2014 updates from CMS contains significant revisions to Chapter 7 of the State Operations Manual addressing the Survey and Enforcement Process for skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities.
The Long-Term Care Survey, softbound
The May 2013 edition has all the most recent updates from CMS, including Revisions to Appendix P on Dementia Care in Nursing Homes and Appendix PP:
F-Tag 309, Quality of Care
F-Tag 329, Unnecessary Drugs
F-Tag 441, Infection Control
F-Tag 155, Advanced Directives
Make sure you stay compliant and order your copy today. All the requirements for long term care facilities' participation in Medicare and Medicaid programs are included:
Section I: Regulations
Section II: Survey Protocol
Section III: Survey Procedures for Long Term Care Facilities, Appendix P
Section IV: Appendix PP Guidance to Surveyors (in table format with separate columns for F-tags, Regulations, and Guidance so you can see at a glance how each relates to the other) To view or download sample pages of the F-tag table, click here.
Section V: Exhibits and Forms. The New Bonus CD-ROM includes an electronic manual for convenient search of keywords and F-Tag numbers, exhibits/forms, and CMS transmittals.
Sections are color-coded for easy reference (white, yellow, and green paper). Detailed tables of contents are presented for Appendix P, Appendix PP, and Exhibits.
Find out why it continues to be the most preferred and widely used survey guide for more than a decade.
AHCA's new November 2016 edition of the Long Term Care Survey Manual is now available for preorder. New manuals are expected to ship in December.
This is the first time in more than 20 years that CMS is significantly changing the Requirements of Participation. This November 2016 update is Phase 1 of a three-phase implementation plan from CMS that is set to take place over the next three years. The major topics include:
Basis and scope
Freedom from abuse, neglect, and exploitation
Admission, transfer, and discharge rights
Comprehensive person-centered care planning
Quality of life
Quality of care
Behavioral health services
Laboratory, radiology, and other diagnostic services
Food and nutrition services
Specialized rehabilitative services
Quality assurance and performance improvement
Compliance and ethics program