CMS Updates Immediate Jeopardy Surveyor Instructions

As previously reported, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released revisions to the State Operations Manual, Appendix Q – Core Guidelines for Determining Immediate Jeopardy, in March of this year.  In this release, CMS inadvertently left out language regarding referring criminal acts to law enforcement.  CMS has reinserted this language into Appendix Q…

CMS Issues Transmittal on Guidelines for Determining Immediate Jeopardy

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Transmittal 187, Revision to the State Operations Manual (SOM 100-07) Appendix Q, dated March 6, 2019.  The purpose of the Transmittal is to add a new appendix, Appendix Q – Core Guidelines for Determining Immediate Jeopardy, to the CMS State Operations Manual to standardize the key…