Information Bulletin Index
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Information Bulletin 14-04
Nursing Home Regulatory Statewide Phone Call
Information Bulletin 14-03
Home Health Agencies Federally Certified Informal Dispute Resolution Process
Information Bulletin 14-02
Tool: Federal Long Term Care Reportability Under F225 Injuries of Unknown Source
Information Bulletin 13-02
Tool: Federal Long Term Care Reportability for Abuse Under F225 Resident to Resident Altercations
Please Note: It is recommended that providers check the CMS Website weekly for new program letters, for information regarding the State Operations Manual updates, and for new updates on the MDS and OASIS websites.
New Addresses -This site updated July 2009. See the CMS Websites section of this page for details on accessing these pages:
- Program Letters - Survey & Certification - General Information
- MDS 2.0 Updates - Nursing Home Quality Initiative
- MDS 3.0 Implementation/Information - Nursing Home Quality Initiative
- CMS Satellite Broadcast/Webcast Educational Programs - CMS, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Survey and Certification Group training
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for new information listed in the bulletins on this site, or at the CMS website.
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correct at the time they are put out on this website. However, website
addresses are subject to change.
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New Information Bulletins and other pertinent information that has been posted will be flagged "NEW!".
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CMS Quality Indicator Survey (QIS)
QIS forms, QIS brochure, QIS resource manual and other QIS information
CMS Program Letters (Memos)
- Policy & Memos to States and Regions
Includes sortable list by title, memo number, posting date or fiscal year.
CMS Satellite Broadcast Educational Programs
CMS provides broadcasts for surveyor/provider training that are available to the public at this website. MDH strongly recommends that these be viewed by providers.
Live broadcasts can be viewed by members of the public by satellite coordinates provided on the site approximately 2 weeks prior to the broadcast. Archived webcasts can be accessed using this site.
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