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Administrative Information Memos to the States and Regions

CMS Quality Safety & Oversight memoranda, guidance, clarifications and instructions to State Survey Agencies and CMS Regional Offices.


Title Memo # Posting Date Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State Performance Standards System (SPSS) Guidance 18-02-ALL 2017-10-17 2018
FY 2018 Mission & Priority document (MPD) – Action 18-01-ALL 2017-10-17 2018
Release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Core Survey Data Worksheet 18-03-ESRD 2017-11-17 2018
Survey and Certification Group - Training Division Requests Nominations for the New Training Advisory Work Group 18-04-ALL 2017-11-17 2018
Revised Federal Oversight Support Survey (FOSS) Process National Pilot 18-06-NH 2017-12-26 2018
FINAL Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State Hospice IMPACT Allocations for Survey & Certification 18-05-ALL 2017-12-26 2018
State Surveyor Infection Control Educational Opportunity 18-07-ALL 2018-01-05 2018
2018 State Agency Director Orientation Course (SADOC) 18-08-ALL 2018-01-09 2018
2018 Survey Executives Training Institute (SETI) 18-09-ALL 2018-01-09 2018
Upcoming Online Training 18-10-ALL 2018-02-16 2018
Nursing Homes: Comparative Surveys of State Survey Agencies (SAs) for the Long Term Care Survey Process (LTCSP) 18-11-NH 2018-03-16 2018
FINAL Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 State Medicare Allocations for Survey & Certification 18-12-ALL 2018-06-08 2018
Release of FY2017 State Performance Standards System (SPSS) Results 18-13-ALL 2018-06-08 2018
Home Health Agency (HHA) – Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) Education Coordinator and OASIS Automation Coordinator Funding and Support 18-14-HHA 2018-07-06 2018
Initial Surveys of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Facilities 18-15-ESRD 2018-08-10 2018
Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Reinvestment State Plans 18-16-NH 2018-08-27 2018
End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Revision to Survey Protocol: Patient Sample Selection 18-17-ESRD 2018-08-27 2018
Validation Survey Attestation Procedures for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 18-18-Deemed Providers/Suppliers 2018-08-31 2018
Issuance of Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) State Agency Performance Review (SAPR)—Fiscal Year 2018 (FY2018) 18-20-CLIA 2018-09-28 2018
Release of Laboratory Director (LD) and Tax Information Numbers (TIN) and Information Contained in the ASPEN Complaint/Incidents Tracking System (ACTS) 18-19-CLIA 2018-10-01 2018
Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Budget Call Letter 18-21-CLIA 2018-10-01 2018
Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Mission & Priority document (MPD) – Action 19-01-ALL 2018-10-04 2019
Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 State Performance Standards System (SPSS) Guidance 18-22-ALL 2018-12-11 2018
2019 State Agency Director Orientation Course (SADOC) 19-02-ALL 2019-01-10 2019
2019 Survey Executives Training Institute (SETI) 19-03-ALL 2019-01-10 2019
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Federal Monitoring Survey (FMS) and Assessment (FMSA) Process– ACTION 19-04-CLIA 2019-01-14 2019