CMS State Operations Manual: Guidance to Surveyors for Long Term Care Facilities

Type: Planning and Response
Author: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)
Year of Publishing: 2014
Description: Survey protocols and Interpretive Guidelines are established in the State Operations Manual for Long Term Care Facilities to provide guidance to personnel conducting surveys; they serve to clarify and/or explain the intent of the regulations and all surveyors are required to use them in assessing compliance with Federal requirements.
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