On August 31, 2020, CMS posted updated LTC Survey Resources. (The date on the overall webpage has not been updated since May 2020 so you have to look to close to see if anything new is there.)
The new/updated resources include:Revision History for LTC Survey Process Documents and Files UPDATED 08/31/2020 (PDF)
QSO-20-38-NH is the CMS memorandum that announces the Interim Final Rule (IFC), CMS-3401-IFC, Additional Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency related to Long-Term Care (LTC) Facility Testing Requirements and Revised COVID19 Focused Survey Tool. This QSO was issued August 26, 2020.
1766 – LTC Survey Guide (Briggs Subscribers): I’ve captured all of the updated documents and you will be receiving these updates in early September. We’re working on this update as I write!
If you’d like to subscribe to the LTC Survey Guide and receive automatic updates, check out this information:
Survey Guide – Interpretive Guidelines for Long-Term Care or
Survey Guide – Interpretive Guidelines for Long-Term Care – eManual