Validation Survey Attestation Procedures for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018

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Validation Survey Attestation Procedures for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018
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18-18-Deemed Providers/Suppliers
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Fiscal Year
• Validation Survey Attestation Process: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will employ an attestation process for FY 2018 to Reporting and Supplemental Budget Allocations to ensure that State Survey Agencies (SAs) are paid for hospital, Psychiatric Hospital, Home Health Agency (HHA), Hospice and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) supplemental validation surveys conducted in FY 2018.
• Timeframes for Attestation: SAs must submit an attestation to their CMS Regional Office (RO) no later than September 14, 2018 indicating, for each provider/supplier type, the number of supplemental validation surveys assigned that have not yet been reported to CMS as completed as of August 21, 2018, but for which the SA guarantees that it has already or will complete the on-site portion of the survey on or before September 30, 2018. Other standard validation survey requirements must also be met