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Resources & Publications - CMS Survey Resources:

State Operations Manual

 

Complete State Operations Manual - Appendix PP - Guidance to Surveyors of Long-Term Care

Chapters (9) and Appendix (16)

Chapters    (TOP)   (APPENDIX)

Chapter 1: Program, Background, and Responsibilities

Chapter 2: The Certification Process

Chapter 3: Additional Program Activities

Chapter 4: Program Administration and Fiscal Management

Chapter 5: Complaint Procedures

Chapter 6: Special Procedures for Laboratories

Chapter 7: Survey and Enforcement Process for Skilled Nursing Facilities and Nursing Facilities

Chapter 8: Standards and Certifications

Chapter 9: Exhibits


Appendix    (TOP)   (CHAPTERS)

483.5: Definitions

483.10: Resident Rights

483.12: Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Rights

483.13: Resident Behavior and Facility Practices

483.15: Quality of Life

483.20: Resident Assessment

483.25: Quality of Care

483.30: Nursing Services

483.35: Dietary Services

483.40: Physician Services

483.45: Provision of Services

483.55: Dental Services

483.60: Pharmacy Services

483.65: Infection Control

483.70: Physical Environment

483.75: Administration


   (TOP)   (CHAPTERS)   (APPENDIX)