This ZIP file contains resources for surveyors conducting initial surveys under the Long-term Care Survey Process (LTCSP).
COVID-19 Focused Survey folder
Updated the following:
• CMS Memorandum QSO-20-38-NH Added a new requirement related to the testing of residents and staff for COVID-19 (F886) and provides surveyor guidance.
• COVID-19 Focused Survey for Nursing Homes
Added two critical elements (CE)- #10 CE Infection Preventionist (IP) and #11 Staff and Resident Testing.
Added instructions for selecting a sample of residents and staff. Provided updates based on CMS’ Nursing Home Reopening Guidance (QSO-20-30-NH) and CDC recommendations.
• COVID-19 Focused Survey Protocol Revised to incorporate changes related to the nursing home testing requirements.
• Entrance Conference Worksheet Revised to include documentation related to the nursing home testing requirements.
• Mapping document Added the following tags: F847, F848, F882, F884, F885, F886 • F-Tag Job Aid- Added tags F882 and F886.