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Portable X-ray Services Certification
This page contains information and forms required to operate as a portable X-ray services facility in Minnesota.
No additional requirements.
State Operations Manual, Appendix D - Guidance to Surveyors: Portable X-ray Services
Select Appendices Table of Contents, then scroll and click on the letter D, Portable X-ray Service.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) information on portable X-ray services
Center for Clinical Standards and Quality/Survey & Certification Group
CMS Policy & Memos to States and Regions
CMS issues S&C memos weekly. It will be the responsibility of providers to check weekly for new information listed at the CMS S&C memo website.
Quality assurance for the Medicare & Medicaid Programs Fiscal Year 2018 Mission & Priority Document (MPD)
The mission of the survey and certification (S&C) program is to ensure basic levels of quality and safety for all patients, residents, and clients receiving care from Medicare and Medicaid certified institutional providers. Survey and certification is the system that provides on-site, objective and outcome-based verification by knowledgeable and trained individuals to ensure that basic standards of quality are being met by health care providers across the nation or, if not met, that appropriate remedies are promptly applied and implemented effectively.
Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Mission & Priority document (MPD) – Action
Important federal survey data including results of inspections and complaints
S&C's Quality, Certification and Oversight Reports (QCOR)
The Quality and Certification Oversight Reports (QCOR) website includes summarized federal survey and certification and complaints data, including results of on-site inspections, of providers and suppliers and deficiency data links and more.
CMS Quality, Safety & Education Portal (QSEP) - CMS Surveyor Training
The Quality, Safety & Education Portal (QSEP) site includes a wealth of resources and training opportunities including webcasts and archived webinars. These video broadcasts are utilized to facilitate joint training between the state survey agencies and providers using the technology available via satellite communications. The training is updated periodically by CMS. Use the search bar to find courses.
E-health is the adoption and effective use of electronic health record (EHR) systems and other health information technology (HIT) to improve health care quality, increase patient safety, reduce health care costs, and enable individuals and communities to make the best possible health decisions.