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Title
Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State Performance Standards System (SPSS) Guidance
Memo #
18-02-ALL
Posting Date
2017-10-17
Fiscal Year
2018
Summary
• SPSS Framework: The three dimensions of frequency, quality, and enforcement continue to serve as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) framework to organize and measure the value associated with the survey process overall. • FY 2018 Changes: With the implementation of the new survey process, CMS made revisions to the Conduct of Nursing Home Health Survey Reports; Frequency of Nursing Home Surveys; Timeliness and Quality of Complaint and Incident Investigations.