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Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Survey Protocol – State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix J Revised
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has revised the survey protocol in Part I of Appendix J of the SOM. • The survey process will refocus the surveyor’s time on increased observation time and more effective use of interviews and client record reviews. • The fundamental survey is revised to be a focused fundamental survey accomplished through the concept of key standards and corresponding standards within the Conditions of Participation (CoPs). • The survey procedures for tasks one, two and three are revised.