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Survey, Clinical and Quality

Survey, Clinical and Quality

Important PBJ and QRP Submission Deadlines for SNFs Next Week

Second quarter PBJ data and accurate first quarter MDS data due mid-August.

August 6, 2018

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New Emergency Rule on Medical Use of Marijuana

Emergency regulations would allow registered practitioners to prescribe medical marijuana instead of opioids.

August 2, 2018

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Life Safety Code and Emergency Preparedness Deficiencies

DOH shares Top Deficiencies cited.

July 18, 2018

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SNF Quality Reporting Program Update

Nursing homes notified of non-compliance for calendar year 2017 have until Aug. 7th to file an exception or reconsideration request.

July 9, 2018

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CMS Revises Policy Regarding Imposition of Immediate Jeopardy Remedies

Civil Money Penalties need not be applied in all situations.

June 21, 2018

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CMS Issues New Survey Procedural Guide

Long Term Care Survey Process Procedure Guide replaces Appendix P.

June 20, 2018

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Unique Training Opportunity Available

Instructional program for CNA trainers being offered.

June 12, 2018

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Facility-Specific Quality Preview Reports Available

Nursing homes should review their quality performance data this month prior to its publication.

June 11, 2018

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Medicare Learning Network Hosting Call on IMPACT Act

June 21st call to address quality measures, data elements, and future direction of IMPACT Act.

June 8, 2018

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Modern Diagnostic Laboratory Services Subject to Amended DOH Order

After ordering Modern Diagnostic Laboratory to cease delivering lab services on May 22nd, the Department of Health issued an amended order allowing the lab to resume services under independent supervision.

May 29, 2018
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