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

Number Title Date
IL 2016-29 PDF Fiscal Year 2016 Cutoff Dates for Fee-for-Service Year-end Closeout Processing 08/03/2016
IL 2016-22 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2016 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 06/13/2016
IL 2016-13 PDF Supported Decision-Making Agreement Act 03/23/2016
IL 2016-12 PDF New Payment Rate Billing Delay 03/21/2016
IL 2015-79 PDF Increased Medicaid Hospice Routine Home Care Payment Rates 12/31/2015

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Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)

Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
17-35 PDF Reasonable Assurance Will Apply to Providers and Suppliers Who Voluntarily Terminate and Seek New Certification If a Termination Action by the State Agency Had Been Initiated N/A 06/16/2017
17-34 PDF New Guidance for the Formatting of the Plans of Correction N/A 06/16/2017
17-30 PDF Requirement to Reduce Legionella Risk in Healthcare Facility Water Systems to Prevent Cases and Outbreaks of Legionnaires Disease (LD)
Note: Revised June 9, 2017 to clarify provider types affected
N/A 06/02/2017
17-29 PDF Advanced Copy - Appendix Z, Emergency Preparedness Final Rule Interpretive Guidelines and Survey Procedures N/A 06/02/2017
17-27 PDF Implementation Issues, Long-Term Care Regulatory Changes: Substandard Quality of Care (SQC) and Clarification of Notice before Transfer or Discharge Requirements N/A 05/12/2017

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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
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

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