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

Number Title Date
PL 2017-17 PDF Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Projects are Subject to Unannounced Visits to Ensure Project Implementation 06/21/2017
IL 2017-12 PDF Requests for Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Specialized Services 06/23/2017
IL 2017-11 PDF New Billing Codes for Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASSR) DME and Therapy Assessments 05/26/2017
PL 2017-20 PDF Electronic Health Records 05/18/2017
PL 2017-19 PDF Rule Amendments in Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 18, Nursing Facility Administrators 05/12/2017

All provider letters for Nursing Facilities

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters

(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
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

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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