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Penalty process explained

A long-term care facility that has been slapped with a civil monetary penalty has 10 days to file for an independent informal dispute resolution process, according to a recent manual update from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL)

Senators urge tougher LTC survey process

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it plans to focus more on quality improvement initiatives rather than stricter surveys, but that didn’t stop a pair of veteran U.S. senators from calling for more stringent measures.

Debi Damas

Delirium can hurt survey results

Delirium can be deadly if not diagnosed and treated. If that should occur, we all know that an Immediate Jeopardy citation is just around the corner. Don’t let that happen to you and your residents.

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