Appendix Q, Core Guidelines for Determining Immediate Jeopardy, has been revised. Immediate Jeopardy (IJ) represents a situation in which entity noncompliance has placed the health and safety of recipients in its care at risk for serious injury, serious harm, serious impairment or death, according to CMS. Training for surveyors and non-surveyors on the revised Appendix […]
This blog post was written by Reg Hislop III, and reprinted by permission. The bulk of my work centers around gathering data, analyzing trends and working with the leadership of various organizations to implement strategy or more centered, strategies. The process is iterative, interactive and always fascinating. Throughout my career, I’ve worked within (virtually) every […]
One of our regulatory experts answers a question about the new End of Therapy OMRA clarifications and EOT-R OMRA provision included in the SNF PPS Final Rule for 2012.
You should monitor residents who have fluid imbalances or are at high risk of dehydration by calculating intake and output (I&O) each shift.