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Title
F tag 322—Naso-Gastric Tubes - Revised Advance Copy
Memo #
13-17-NH
Posting Date
2013-03-08
Fiscal Year
2013
Summary
This memorandum replaces a previous version of S&C: 12-46-NH dated September 27, 2012. Revisions: Additional revisions have been made to Surveyor Guidance at F tag 322 in Appendix PP of the State Operations Manual (SOM) and the associated training slides since the release of S&C 12-46 on September 27, 2012. The revisions include: o Revision of the Regulatory Language format. o Additional clarification regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expanded definition of “Naso-Gastric tubes.” o Updating the Power Point training slides. • Advance Copy Interpretive Guidelines: Revised advance copy of surveyor guidance is included in this memorandum. • Power Points: The revised Power Point training material with speaker notes is provided.