CMS releases new survey and certification memos

The CMS released two new survey and certification memos and an adverse drug event trigger tool in July that can be viewed here. Medication-Related Adverse Events in Nursing Homes & Adverse Drug Event Trigger Tool. The CMS has developed and begun pilot testing the Focused [...]

Closet Sprinklering

Questions related to the requirement for closets to be sprinkled have arisen during recent inspections across the state.  You may have been cited for failure to have sprinkled closets and advised that no extensions would be granted to achieve compliance.  Some centers have reported CMPs [...]