As part of CMS’s annual evaluation of the State Agency’s compliance with specific responsibilities, CMS conducts a LSC “comparative” survey in a number of facilities after SLCR completes the annual LSC survey in these facilities. The results of these comparative surveys are shared with SLCR. Here is a list containing the top five deficiencies CMS identified during completion of the past year’s LSC comparative surveys, including a brief summary of the most commonly identified issues found for each of these deficiencies.
- COMRU Online Application
- CMS Memo: QSO-20-38-NH: Interim Final Rule (IFC), CMS-3401-IFC, Additional Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency related to Long-Term Care (LTC) Facility Testing Requirements (Revised 9-23-22)
- CMS Memo: QSO-20-39-NH: Nursing Home Visitation – COVID-19 (Revised 9-23-22)
- Resolution of Issues: NHSN Person-Level (Event-Level) COVID-19 Vaccination Forms
- NHSN Long-term Care Release September 2022