Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters

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NOTE: In the past, the CMS Dallas Regional Office frequently transmitted federal S&C letters from Baltimore to the states through "Regional Survey and Certification (RS&C)" letters. Today, states have online access to federal S&C letters at http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Policy-and-Memos-to-States-and-Regions.html. Online access is quicker and reduces redundancy. The CMS Dallas Regional Office will continue to issue RS&C letters when a subject needs further clarification. For questions about a federal S&C letter, please email the Regulatory Services Policy Unit in state office.

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S&C Letters

Number Title Context
Memo
Date
03-23 PDF Clarification of Designation of "Distinct Part" in the State Operations Manual (Pub. 7) Memo PDF 7/11/2003
03-22 PDF Clarification of CMS Payment Policies Regarding Ambulatory Surgical Center / Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities Conducting Business From the Same Location Memo PDF 6/26/2003
03-21 PDF Adoption of New Fire Safety Requirements for Religious Non-medical Health Care Institutions (RNHCI's), Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC's), Hospice, Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Memo PDF 5/23/2003
03-20 PDF Medicare Identification Number Assignment for End Stage Renal Dialysis (ESRD) Facilities Memo PDF 5/21/2003
03-19 PDF Policy for Interim Period Between the Effective Date of CMS-2226-F and Publication of Surveyor Guidelines Memo PDF 5/21/2003
03-17 PDF Personnel Provision of the Critical Access Hospital Emergency Services Requirement for Frontier Areas and Remote Locations - ACTION Memo PDF 5/12/2003
03-16 PDF Interim Guidance for the Hospital Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement Condition of Participation   Memo PDF 5/12/2003
03-15 PDF Review of Protected Health Information and Applicability of Business Associate Agreements Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) for the Purposes of Survey and Certification Memo PDF 4/02/2003
03-14 PDF Clarification of Instructions for form CMS-671, Long Term Care Facility Application for Medicare and Medicaid Memo PDF 3/05/2003
03-13 PDF Home Health Survey Protocol Enhancements Memo PDF 3/05/2003
03-12 PDF Coordinated Survey Approach For Critical Access Hospitals Having Multiple Affiliated Providers Memo PDF 3/05/2003
03-11 PDF BIPA 941 Nursing Home Requirement Effective January 1, 2003; Follow-up to S&C 03-03 Memorandum of October 10, 2002 - ACTION Memo PDF 1/23/2003
03-10 PDF Binding Arbitration in Nursing Homes Memo PDF 1/23/2003
03-09 PDF Revised Resident Assessment Instrument User's Manual Release Effective January 1, 2003 Memo PDF 1/23/2003
03-08 PDF Information Exchange by Surveyors During the Nursing Home Survey Process Memo PDF 12/12/2002
03-07 PDF CLIA State Agency Performance Review (SAPR) – Introductory Version for Fiscal Year 2003 Memo PDF 1/23/2003
03-06 PDF Conversion of Surveyor Minimum Qualifications Test (SMQT) from a Two-Day Test to a One-Day Test Memo PDF 12/12/2002
03-05 PDF Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 Training Requirements for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), Home Health Agency (HHA), Hospice and Intermediate Care Facility for the Mentally Retarded (ICF/MR) Surveyors   Memo PDF 12/12/2002
03-04 PDF Interim Guidance to Support National Pilot of the ASPEN Complaints/Incidents Tracking System (ACTS). Memo PDF 12/12/2002
03-03 PDF BIPA 941 Nursing Home Requirement Effective January 1, 2003  Memo 10/10/2002

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