CMS is lifting the previously extended 30-day survey suspension for hospitals. Surveyactivity will resume in accordance with Non-Long Term Care guidance issued in QSO-20-35-All. • Non-Immediate Jeopardy (IJ) Hospital Complaints received during the surveysuspension period beginning January 20, 2021, must be investigated within 45 days ofdate of this memo • Hospital Plans of Correction (POCs) will be required for deficiencies cited on surveysperformed on or after January 20, 2021. • Desk Reviews are permitted of all open surveys cited at any level of noncompliance,except for unremoved IJ findings, which require an onsite revisit. • Onsite Revisits are authorized and should resume as appropriate. • Open Enforcement Cases that are not IJ will have at least 60 and up to 90 days todemonstrate compliance with any outstanding deficiencies.