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Immediate Jeopardy: Revised Parameters and Referring Crimes to Law Enforcement

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Thu, Sep 19, 2019


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This past year, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made multiple adjustments to the guidelines on Immediate Jeopardy.   

For those new to the industry, Appendix Q is the section of the State Operations Manual (SOM) that defines Immediate Jeopardy and Surveyors use this guidance when making citations during health inspection surveys. 

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Immediate Jeopardy: Scope and Severity

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Tue, Jan 23, 2018

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Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency


First and foremost, this blog post is spurred by the recent modification of two forms used for the survey process.  

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Topics: Immediate Jeopardy

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