Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters

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NOTE: In the past, the CMS Dallas Regional Office frequently transmitted federal S&C letters from Baltimore to the states through "Regional Survey and Certification (RS&C)" letters. Today, states have online access to federal S&C letters at http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Policy-and-Memos-to-States-and-Regions.html. Online access is quicker and reduces redundancy. The CMS Dallas Regional Office will continue to issue RS&C letters when a subject needs further clarification. For questions about a federal S&C letter, please contact the Regulatory Services Policy Unit in state office, at (512) 438-2179.

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S&C letters
Number Title Context
Memo
Date
06-07 PDF SA Responsibilities for 2006 Regarding Gynecologic Cytology (PT) under CLIA -- Update N/A 1/23/2006
06-06 PDF The Use of Foreign Acquired Drugs in Long-Term Care Facilities Memo PDF 11/14/2005
06-05 PDF Revised Nursing Home Medical Director Tag and Accompanying Training Materials Memo PDF 11/14/2005
06-04 PDF Location and Relocation of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Relocation of Necessary Provider CAHs N/A 11/14/2005
06-03 PDF Nursing Home Immunization Requirement Memo PDF 11/17/2005
06-02 PDF Release of Brochure Describing the Quality Indicator Survey (QIS) Demonstration Project Memo PDF 10/20/2005
06-01 PDF Nursing Homes: Citations of Past Noncompliance Revised Guidance Memo PDF 10/20/2005
05-46 PDF Nursing Home Compliance with the Requirements Related to Preventing Abuse Memo PDF 9/22/2005
05-45 PDF Updates to the State Operations Manual (SOM) for Outpatient Rehabilitation Therapy Services (OPTs) and Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORFs) N/A 9/22/2005
05-44 PDF Doctors of Optometry and/or Ophthalmology serving as Laboratory Directors under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) N/A 9/22/2005
05-43 PDF Survey and Certification Issues Related to Hurricane Katrina Memo PDF 9/02/2005
05-42 PDF Hospitals - Revisions to Interpretive Guidelines for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Hosptial Conditions of Participation 42 CFR 482.12, 13, 27, and 28. N/A 8/18/2005
05-41 PDF Nursing Homes - Issuance of Technical Corrections to Appendix PP, State Operations Manual (SOM), Survey Protocol for Long Term Care Facilities Memo PDF 8/18/2005
05-40 PDF Eligibility for Conversion to Critical Access Hospital (CAH) N/A 8/18/2005
05-39 PDF Extension of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Educational Period Regarding the Final CLIA Regulation, CMS-2226-F) -- (Refer to S&C-03-30 and S&C-04-16) Memo PDF 7/14/2005
05-38 PDF Clarification of Life Safety Code Survey Issues in Nursing Homes
Note: Modified by S&C 07-29
Memo PDF 7/14/2005
05-37 PDF Responsible State Agency for Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Surveys Memo PDF 7/14/2005
05-36 PDF Assigning Provider Identification Numbers to Extension Locations of Outpatient Physical Therapy or Outpatient Speech Pathology Service Providers N/A 6/22/2005
05-35 PDF Suspension of Processing New Provider Enrollment Applications (CMS-855A) for Specialty Hospitals N/A 6/09/2005
05-34 ZIP Nursing Homes -- Issuance of Revisions to Appendix P, State Operations Manual (SOM), Survey Protocol for Long Term Care Facilities Memo PDF 6/09/2005

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