Compliance: Nursing Homes/Long Term Care
CMS Slides for Key Changes to Food and Nutrition Services - F812 for Long Term Care 2022-23
Understanding Updates to the 2022 FDA Food Code
As CDM, CFPP leaders, the FDA Food Code is the foundation of our food safety and sanitation competencies. This newly released 2022 version warrants a review and refresher for CDM, CFPPs to be sure that we are covering the requirements that ensure safe food practices in our Food and Nutrition Services departments.
Latest Updates from CMS - Sent to ANFP members on 12/5/22
42 CFR §483.60 - Food And Nutrition Services
Centers for Medicaid Medicare Services CMS State Operations Manual Appendix PP - Guidance to Surveyors for Long Term Care Facilities.
The section of the CMS State Operations Manual to Surveyors for Long Term Care Facilities regulations that pertain to safety, storage, and cultural or religious demands. Centers for Medicaid Medicare Services CMS State Operations Manual Appendix PP - Guidance to Surveyors for Long Term Care Facilities
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix PP - Guidance to Surveyors for Long Term Care Facilities
The requirements for participation were recently revised to reflect the substantial advances that have been made over the past several years in the theory and practice of service delivery and safety. The revisions were published in a final rule that became effective on November 28, 2016. The survey protocols and interpretive guidelines serve to clarify and/or explain the intent of the regulations. All surveyors are required to use them in assessing compliance with Federal requirements. Deficiencies are based on violations of the regulations, which are to be based on observations of the nursing home’s performance or practices.
Assessing Intake of Food and Dietary Supplements in Older Adults
Life Safety Code & Health Care Facilities Code Requirements
This page provides basic information about Medicare and/or Medicaid provider compliance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 Life Safety Code (LSC) and NFPA 99 Health Care Facilities Code (HCFC) requirements and includes links to applicable laws, regulations, and compliance information.
CMS Nursing Home Resource Center
Find nursing home resources from CMS including the latest information, guidance, clarification, instructions, and recent COVID-19-related policies.
Nursing Home Enforcement - Frequently Asked Questions
CMS QAPI Website
Effective QAPI programs are critical to improving the quality of life, and quality of care and services delivered in nursing homes. Visit this CMS page often, as they are consistently adding new materials.
Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Medicare and Medicaid Participating Providers and Suppliers
This final rule establishes national emergency preparedness requirements for Medicare- and Medicaid-participating providers and suppliers to plan adequately for both natural and man-made disasters, and coordinate with federal, state, tribal, regional, and local emergency preparedness systems.