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Nursing Facilities

The Nursing Facility program provides institutional care to Medicaid recipients whose medical condition regularly requires the skills of licensed nurses. The nursing facility must provide for the total medical, social and psychological needs of each client, including room and board, social services, over-the-counter drugs, medical supplies and equipment, and personal needs items. | Read more

Nursing Facility Directory

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Regulatory Comment Card Survey

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News & Alerts


MDS Notifications

Letters (Provider (PL) and Information (IL))
Number Title Date
PL 2015-26 PDF Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Rules Amendments 10/02/2015
IL 2015-59 PDF Claims Submission Using the International Classification of Diseases Tenth Revision (ICD-10), for services provided on or after October 1, 2015 09/23/2015
IL 2015-61 PDF Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Habilitative Specialized Services 09/23/2015
PL 2015-25 PDF Technical Difficulties with Credential Management System 09/15/2015
PL 2015-19 PDF Bond/Letter of Credit Requirement for Applicants Granted Medicaid Bed Waivers Note: Revised 9/3/2015 08/31/2015

All provider letters for Nursing Facilities

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters
(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
15-52 PDF Home Health Agency (HHA) Survey Protocol Training Item Revised N/A 09/11/2015
15-51 PDF Home Health Agencies (HHAs): Change of Address – Notification of the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) N/A 08/28/2015
15-50 PDF Revised Quality Indicator Survey (QIS) Training Process and Clarification of Trainer Roles and Responsibilities N/A 08/28/2015
15-49 PDF Final Rule: SNF Medicare FY 2016 Payments, Quality Reporting, Value-Based Purchasing and Staffing Data Collection Requirements — Informational Only N/A 08/07/2015
15-48 PDF Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Appendix J, Part II - Clarifications to the Interpretive Guidance at Tag W187 for §483.430(d)(3) N/A 07/17/2015

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos
(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2015-01 PDF Complaint and Incident Intake Functions (Replaces S&CC 03-08) 04/12/2015
2014-08 PDF Locked Units in Assisted Living Facilities without an Alzheimer’s Certification 11/05/2014
2014-06 PDF Locked Units in Nursing Facilities without an Alzheimer’s Certification 10/22/2014
2014-04 PDF Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR), Medication Aide Registry (MAR), and Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) Referral Process 08/21/2014
2014-02 PDF Forwarding Copy of Investigation Narrative to Appropriate Law Enforcement Agency and District Attorney (Replaces S&CC 99-13) 06/23/2014

All S&CC Memos

Regional Survey and Certification (RS&C) Letters
(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2014-02 PDF Guidance for Processing Non-Compliance with State Licensure Requirements 05/16/2014
2012-04 PDF CMS Region VI-Dallas Delegation of Notification of the Imposition and Starting Date of Optional Denial of Payment for New Admissions to the State Survey Agencies in Region VI 03/14/2012
2012-02 PDF Procedural Instructions for Processing Certifications Concerning Legal Names and Doing Business as Names of Providers and Suppliers 02/17/2012
2012-01 PDF Voluntary Termination and Related Processes 02/10/2012
2010-02 PDF Documents for Processing Certification Actions for All Non-Long Term Care Providers/Suppliers (except ICFs/MR and Clinical Laboratories) 05/27/2010

All RS&C Letters

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Updated: October 5, 2015