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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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Communications

News & Alerts

Events

MDS Notifications

Letters (Provider (PL) and Information (IL))
Number Title Date
PL 2016-14 Facility Responsibility in Discharges and Transfers Note:
(Removed on April 22, 2016)
04/14/2016
PL 2016-13 PDF New Tool for Reporting Survey Inconsistencies 04/14/2016
IL 2016-13 PDF Supported Decision-Making Agreement Act 03/23/2016
IL 2016-10 PDF New Billing Codes for Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Custom Manual Wheelchair Assessments 03/22/2016
PL 2016-01 PDF NFs Required to Update Handgun Signs 03/14/2016

All provider letters for Nursing Facilities

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters
(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
16-26 PDF Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 to FY 2017 Nursing Home Action Plan N/A 05/20/2016
16-25 PDF DRAFT Long-Term Care Facility (LTCF) Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) 3.0 User’s Manual, Version 1.14, Release N/A 05/20/2016
16-22 PDF Notification of Final Rule Published: Adoption of 2012 Life Safety and Health Care Facilities Code N/A 05/06/2016
16-21 PDF Guidance to Surveyors on Federal Requirements for Providing Services to Justice Involved Individuals N/A 05/03/2016
16-17 PDF Affordable Care Act Section 6103: Guidance for State Consumer Oriented Websites- Update to Survey and Certification Letter 11-41-NHs N/A 03/25/2016

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos
(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2016-02 PDF Prompt Reporting of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) 02/23/2016
2016-01 PDF Nursing Facility Administrator (NFA) License Verification 01/26/2016
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

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: April 19, 2016