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Managing the Long-Term Care Survey Process: Enforcement Guidelines and Regulations with CD


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With survey-related guidelines and enforcement procedures sprinkled throughout the State Operations Manual (SOM), understanding and managing the LTC survey process can be a daunting task. The newly revised Managing the Long Term Care Survey Process Manual simplifies it all by putting all the resources and references you need to understand the enforcement guidelines and regulations right at your fingertips.


  • Contents include:
    • Guidelines for Determining Immediate Jeopardy
      • Includes information such as conditions that trigger or warrant further investigation, case studies, and the decision-making process surveyors use when determining immediate jeopardy
    • Administrative Guidelines to the Enforcement Procedures
      • Provides facilities with CMS's revised policies and procedures for surveyors to follow when surveys find facilities out of compliance with federal Medicare and Medicaid participation requirements
    • Survey, Certification and Enforcement Procedures
      • Guides user through the CMS maze of enforcement procedures, remedies and sanctions that may be assessed against non-compliant facilities, scope and severity guidelines, notice of penalties, etc.
    • Principles of Documentation
      • Provides guidance for documenting citations as outlined in the Principles of Documentation 200 for the CMS 2567
    • Complaint Investigation Guidelines
      • Contains compliant investigation guidelines which federal and state survey and certification personnel use in conducting compliant investigations.
    • Life Safety Code Survey Process 
      • Provides user with information on how the life safety code survey is to be conducted as well as the actual document used by surveyors during this survey

This manual is a perfect complement to the Regulations and Survey Process for Long-Term Facilities (Item #H50255)

Additional Info
Published Revised January 2017
Format 1 volume 3-ring binder with CD
Unit Each
Intended Users Administration, Director of Nursing, Director of Operations, Attorneys, Insurance Companies, and Risk Managers

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