Informal Dispute Resolution

If the facility chooses to refute deficiencies/violations, it can request an Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR). 

A refutation submitted on the statement of deficiencies/violations is not an acceptable PoC.

The facility is still required to submit an acceptable PoC, even if requesting an IDR.

If the facility is contesting deficiencies/violations and is considering whether to delay sending in the PoC until the dispute is resolved, the facility is taking a risk because: