42 CFR 488.318 - Inadequate survey performance.

§ 488.318 Inadequate survey performance.

(a) CMS considers survey performance to be inadequate if the State survey agency -

(1) Indicates a pattern of failure to -

(i) Identify deficiencies and the failure cannot be explained by changed conditions in the facility or other case specific factors;

(ii) Cite only valid deficiencies;

(iii) Conduct surveys in accordance with the requirements of this subpart; or

(iv) Use Federal standards, protocols, and the forms, methods and procedures specified by CMS in manual instructions; or

(2) Fails to identify an immediate jeopardy situation.

(b) Inadequate survey performance does not -

(1) Relieve a SNF or NF of its obligation to meet all requirements for program participation; or

(2) Invalidate adequately documented deficiencies.

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Title 42 published on 19-Apr-2017 03:51

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

  • 2017-05-04; vol. 82 # 85 - Thursday, May 4, 2017
    1. 82 FR 20980 - Medicare Program; Prospective Payment System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities: Revisions to Case-Mix Methodology
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
      Advance notice of proposed rulemaking with comment.
      To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on June 26, 2017.
      42 CFR Parts 409 and 488