Nursing Home Federal Requirements: Guidelines to Surveyors and Survey Protocols

Publication Year: 2014

Edition: 8th

Authors/Editor: Allen, James E.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-617124-5

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This user-friendly guide has been updated to provide all of the requisite information needed by nursing home staff to prepare for a visit from federal surveyors.

It provides the most current federal guidelines and the procedures used by federal surveyors in certifying facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid funding. It describes every aspect and service of a nursing home that is subject to inspection and includes the nearly 20% of new requirements established during the past three years, with an emphasis on the new Minimum Data Set 3.0.

New features of eighth edition:
- Describes how to best use the updated manual
- Focuses on Minimum Data Set 3.0
- Explains clearly how to interpret the new requirements, 20% of which have been updated
- Presents new quality measures
- Includes new CMS forms
- Reflects changes in regulations regarding end-of-life care, nasogastric tube regulations, and rights to establish advance directives


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Allen, James E.
ISBN: 978-0-82-617124-5
Health Administration
Issues & Trends in Nursing
Nursing Education
Language: English
Edition: 8th
Pages: 672
Year: 2014