42 CFR 488.305 - Standard surveys.

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§ 488.305 Standard surveys.
(a) For each SNF and NF, the State survey agency must conduct standard surveys that include all of the following:
(1) A case-mix stratified sample of residents;
(2) A survey of the quality of care furnished, as measured by indicators of medical, nursing, and rehabilitative care, dietary and nutrition services, activities and social participation, and sanitation, infection control, and the physical environment;
(3) An audit of written plans of care and residents' assessments to determine the accuracy of such assessments and the adequacy of such plans of care; and
(4) A review of compliance with residents' rights requirements set forth in sections 1819(c) and 1919(c) of the Act.
(b) The State survey agency's failure to follow the procedures set forth in this section will not invalidate otherwise legitimate determinations that a facility's deficiencies exist.

Title 42 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2014-11-06; vol. 79 # 215 - Thursday, November 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 66032 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; CY 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; and Survey and Enforcement Requirements for Home Health Agencies
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: These regulations are effective on January 1, 2015.
      42 CFR Parts 409, 424, 484, 488, 498

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Title 42 published on 2014-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR 488 after this date.

  • 2014-12-01; vol. 79 # 230 - Monday, December 1, 2014
    1. 79 FR 71081 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies; Extension of Comment Period
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Notice of extension of comment period.
      The comment period is extended to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 7, 2015.
      42 CFR Parts 409, 410, 418, 440, 484, 485 and 488