More information is provided below.
- F tag 155 – Advance Directives
- Revisions made to SOM to include Resident’s rights to establish Advance Directives and accept/decline treatments.
- CMS Letter: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-12-47.pdf
- F tag 309 – Quality of Life
- Revisions made to the SOM help clarify compliance with End of Life regulatory requirements.
- CMS Letter: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-12-48.pdf
- F tag 322 – Feeding Tubes
- Revisions made to SOM concerning feeding tubes. The information in F tag 321 has been merged into F-322, and F-321 has been deleted.
- CMS Letter: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/Survey-and-Cert-Letter-12-46.pdf