Nursing Facilities Provider Resources

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Letters (Provider (PL) and Information (IL))

Number Title Date
IL 2018-02 PDF Avoiding Mistakes that Commonly Result in Nursing Facility Specialized Services Denial 01/08/2018
IL 2018-01 PDF 2017 Cost Report Training Information 01/05/2018
PL 2017-40 PDF Reminder: Criminal History, Nurse Aide Registry (NAR), and Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) Requirements for Facility Job Applicants and Employees (Replaces Provider Letter 16-39) Note: (Replaces PL 16-39) 12/18/2017
PL 2017-37 PDF HHS Transformation and Provider Expectations 12/13/2017
PL 2017-32 PDF The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Requirements 11/03/2017

All provider letters for Nursing Facilities

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters


(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
18-08 PDF An Initiative to Address Facility Initiated Discharges that Violate Federal Regulations N/A 12/26/2017
18-02 PDF Clarification regarding Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP/CEP) Waiver and Appeal Requirements N/A 10/27/2017
18-01 PDF Revised Policies regarding the Immediate Imposition of Federal Remedies- FOR ACTION N/A 10/27/2017
17-47 PDF Advance Notice Solicitation Deadline - National Background Check Program N/A 09/29/2017
17-45 PDF Electronic Staffing Submission - Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) Public Use File N/A 09/25/2017

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State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos


(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2016-11 PDF New Rules for HCSSAs Providing Habilitation 09/06/2016
2016-05 PDF Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR), Nurse Aide Registry (NAR), and Medication Aide Registry (MAR) Referral Process 06/22/2016
2016-04 PDF Survey Revisit Guidance 06/08/2016
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

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Regional Survey and Certification (RS&C) Letters


(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2017-05 PDF Temporary Facility Closure for Repair or Renovation 11/01/2017
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

All RS&C Letters

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