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TITLE 42—Public Health

CHAPTER IV—CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER G—STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION

PART 488—SURVEY, CERTIFICATION, AND ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURES

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Subpart A—GENERAL PROVISIONS

§488.1
Definitions.
§488.2
Statutory basis.
§488.3
Conditions of participation; conditions for coverage; and long-term care requirements.
§488.4
Application and reapplication procedures for accreditation organizations.
§488.5
Effect of JCAHO or AOA accreditation of hospitals.
§488.6
Other national accreditation programs for hospitals and other providers and suppliers.
§488.7
Validation survey.
§488.8
Federal review of accreditation organizations.
§488.9
Onsite observation of accreditation organization operations.
§488.10
State survey agency review: Statutory provisions.
§488.11
State survey agency functions.
§488.12
Effect of survey agency certification.
§488.14
Effect of QIO review.
§488.18
Documentation of findings.
§488.20
Periodic review of compliance and approval.
§488.24
Certification of noncompliance.
§488.26
Determining compliance.
§488.28
Providers or suppliers, other than SNFs, NFs, and HHAs with deficiencies.
§488.30
Revisit user fee for revisit surveys.
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Subpart B—SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

§488.52
[Reserved]
§488.54
Temporary waivers applicable to hospitals.
§488.56
Temporary waivers applicable to skilled nursing facilities.
§488.60
Special procedures for approving end stage renal disease facilities.
§488.61
Special procedures for approval and re-approval of organ transplant centers.
§488.64
Remote facility variances for utilization review requirements.
§488.68
State Agency responsibilities for OASIS collection and data base requirements.
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Subpart C—SURVEY FORMS AND PROCEDURES

§488.100
Long term care survey forms, Part A.
§488.105
Long term care survey forms, Part B.
§488.110
Procedural guidelines.
§488.115
Care guidelines.
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Subpart D—RECONSIDERATION OF ADVERSE DETERMINATIONS—DEEMING AUTHORITY FOR ACCREDITATION ORGANIZATIONS AND CLIA EXEMPTION OF LABORATORIES UNDER STATE PROGRAMS

§488.201
Reconsideration.
§488.203
Withdrawal of request for reconsideration.
§488.205
Right to informal hearing.
§488.207
Informal hearing procedures.
§488.209
Hearing officer's findings.
§488.211
Final reconsideration determination.
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Subpart E—SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES

§488.300
Statutory basis.
§488.301
Definitions.
§488.303
State plan requirement.
§488.305
Standard surveys.
§488.307
Unannounced surveys.
§488.308
Survey frequency.
§488.310
Extended survey.
§488.312
Consistency of survey results.
§488.314
Survey teams.
§488.318
Inadequate survey performance.
§488.320
Sanctions for inadequate survey performance.
§488.325
Disclosure of results of surveys and activities.
§488.330
Certification of compliance or noncompliance.
§488.331
Informal dispute resolution.
§488.332
Investigation of complaints of violations and monitoring of compliance.
§488.334
Educational programs.
§488.335
Action on complaints of resident neglect and abuse, and misappropriation of resident property.
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Subpart F—ENFORCEMENT OF COMPLIANCE FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES WITH DEFICIENCIES

§488.400
Statutory basis.
§488.401
Definitions.
§488.402
General provisions.
§488.404
Factors to be considered in selecting remedies.
§488.406
Available remedies.
§488.408
Selection of remedies.
§488.410
Action when there is immediate jeopardy.
§488.412
Action when there is no immediate jeopardy.
§488.414
Action when there is repeated substandard quality of care.
§488.415
Temporary management.
§488.417
Denial of payment for all new admissions.
§488.418
Secretarial authority to deny all payments.
§488.422
State monitoring.
§488.424
Directed plan of correction.
§488.425
Directed inservice training.
§488.426
Transfer of residents, or closure of the facility and transfer of residents.
§488.430
Civil money penalties: Basis for imposing penalty.
§488.431
Civil money penalties imposed by CMS and independent informal dispute resolution: for SNFS, dually-participating SNF/NFs, and NF-only facilities.
§488.432
Civil money penalties imposed by the State: NF-only.
§488.433
Civil money penalties: Uses and approval of civil money penalties imposed by CMS.
§488.434
Civil money penalties: Notice of penalty.
§488.436
Civil money penalties: Waiver of hearing, reduction of penalty amount.
§488.438
Civil money penalties: Amount of penalty.
§488.440
Civil money penalties: Effective date and duration of penalty.
§488.442
Civil money penalties: Due date for payment of penalty.
§488.444
Civil money penalties: Settlement of penalties.
§488.446
Administrator sanctions: long-term care facility closures.
§488.450
Continuation of payments to a facility with deficiencies.
§488.452
State and Federal disagreements involving findings not in agreement in non-State operated NFs and dually participating facilities when there is no immediate jeopardy.
§488.454
Duration of remedies.
§488.456
Termination of provider agreement.
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Subpart G—[RESERVED]

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Subpart H—TERMINATION OF MEDICARE COVERAGE AND ALTERNATIVE SANCTIONS FOR END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE (ESRD) FACILITIES

§488.604
Termination of Medicare coverage.
§488.606
Alternative sanctions.
§488.608
Notice of alternative sanction and appeal rights: Termination of coverage.
§488.610
Notice of appeal rights: Alternative sanctions.
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Subpart I—SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION OF HOME HEALTH AGENCIES

§488.700
Basis and scope.
§488.705
Definitions.
§488.710
Standard surveys.
§488.715
Partial extended surveys.
§488.720
Extended surveys.
§488.725
Unannounced surveys.
§488.730
Survey frequency and content.
§488.735
Surveyor qualifications.
§488.740
Certification of compliance or noncompliance.
§488.745
Informal Dispute Resolution (IDR).
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Subpart J—ALTERNATIVE SANCTIONS FOR HOME HEALTH AGENCIES WITH DEFICIENCIES

§488.800
Statutory basis.
§488.805
Definitions.
§488.810
General provisions.
§488.815
Factors to be considered in selecting sanctions.
§488.820
Available sanctions.
§488.825
Action when deficiencies pose immediate jeopardy.
§488.830
Action when deficiencies are at the condition-level but do not pose immediate jeopardy.
§488.835
Temporary management.
§488.840
Suspension of payment for all new patient admissions.
§488.845
Civil money penalties.
§488.850
Directed plan of correction.
§488.855
Directed in-service training.
§488.860
Continuation of payments to an HHA with deficiencies.
§488.865
Termination of provider agreement.


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