Notification of Final Rule Published—Survey Team Composition and Investigation of Complaints
• Survey Team Composition and Investigation of Complaints: On July 31, 2017, the Federal Register issued the final rule Medicare
Program: Prospective Payment - System and Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) for FY 2018, SNF Value-Based
Purchasing Program, SNF Quality Reporting Program, Survey Team Composition, and Correction of the Performance Period for the
NHSN HCP Influenza Vaccination Immunization Reporting Measure in the ESRD QIP for PY 2020. These regulations are effective
on October 1, 2017.
• The Final Rule published on August 4, 2017 and can be found at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2017/08/04/2017-16256/medicare-program-prospective-payment-system-and-consolidated-billing-for-skilled-nursing-facilities.