F tag 155-- Advance Directives- Advance Copy

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F tag 155-- Advance Directives- Advance Copy
Memo #
12-47- NH
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Revisions: Revisions have been made to Surveyor Guidance at F tag 155 in Appendix PP of the SOM, to include resident’s rights to:
o Establish Advance Directives; and
o Accept or decline treatments.
• Advance Copy Interpretive Guidelines: Advance copy of surveyor guidance revision is included in this memorandum.
• Power Points: Power Point Training material with speaker notes for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Regional Offices (ROs) and State Survey Agencies (SAs) to be used to train surveyors on this revision to F tag 155 in the SOM are provided.