Nursing Home Federal Requirements and Guidelines to Surveyors

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Springer Publishing Company, 1997 - Nursing homes - 286 pages
In a highly accessible and user-friendly format, this updated and retitled third edition contains new information that is essential for nursing home administrators as well as educators and professionals preparing for licensure. It presents the latest federal guidelines and the procedures used by federal surveyors in certifying facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid. These policies present a quality assurance program which the Federal Health Care Financing Administration requires that nursing facilities utilize. Administrators who implement these regulations will have outstanding risk management and quality assurance programs in place.

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Contents

Medicare Medicaid Final Requirements
1
F153 Resident rights to all records
7
F157 Notifications required upon change in residents condition or rights
14
F160 Conveyance of residents funds upon death within 30 days
20
F163 Free choice in physician treatments
27
F170 Mail rights in sending and receiving
33
F177 Refusal of certain transfers
39
F201 Transfer and discharge requirements
44
F325 Maintain acceptable parameters of nutritional status for each resident
139
F328 Special needs
145
F330 Minimization of antipsychotic drugs
161
F353 Nursing services
173
Dietary Services 483 35
181
F365 Food prepared to meet individual needs
187
F372 Proper disposal of garbage and refuse
194
F389 Availability of physicians for emergency care
201

F206 Policy permitting resident to return to facility
50
F221 Deficiencies concerning physical restraints
56
F224 Staff treatment of residents
63
selfdetermination and participation
69
F248 Activities
75
F251 Social worker qualifications
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F272 Comprehensive assessments
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F276 Review of assessments every 3 months
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F281 Services must meet professional standards of quality
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F309 Quality of care
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F311 Appropriate treatment and services to resident
119
F315 Urinary incontinence
126
F320 Avoidance of pattern of decreased social interaction
133
F407 Qualifications of specialized rehabilitative services personnel
208
F425 Pharmacy services
213
F442 Preventing spread of infection
221
F455 Emergency power
227
F459 Direct access to an exit corridor for resident rooms
233
F464 Resident dining and activities areas
239
F492 Comply with federal state local laws and professional standards
244
F497 Regular inservice education
250
F504 Lab work only when ordered by the attending physician
256
F516 Safeguards of patients clinical record
262
F522 Disclosure of ownership
268
Detailed table of contents by subject vii
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