State Operations Manual
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has revised the manual that long-term care facility surveyors refer to, updating interpretive guidelines related to F-Tags.
Slapped with an Immediate Jeopardy citation for serving undercooked eggs to residents, a nursing home took its defense to a federal appeals court — and won. The court staked out limits on how government agencies interpret vague regulations.
Court throws out Immediate Jeopardy citation for undercooked eggs, repudiates interpretation of 'ambiguous' regulationJune 03, 2013
A Texas nursing home recently won a legal battle challenging an Immediate Jeopardy citation for serving undercooked eggs to residents.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated survey guidelines regarding nursing homes' use of antipsychotic medications for dementia care. The 59-page interim guidance revises Appendix P and Appendix PP of the State Operations Manual.