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Friday, April 3, 2015

The Medicare F Tags for Congregate Living Health Facilities.

Yes, Medicare allows for Congregates, however, the strict rules and regulations still apply with F Tags and such.  These are the f tags for Congregates, are you compliant and ready for a survey?

CONGREGATE LIVING HEALTH FACILITIES - F-Tags


Below is a list of the federal regulations for CONGREGATE LIVING HEALTH FACILITIES otherwise known as F-tags.

F-tags
Description
F-150
§483.5 - Definitions
F-151
§483.10(a)(1)(2) - Exercise of Rights
F-152
§483.10(a)(3)(4) - Residents Adjudged Incompetent/Legal Surrogate
F-153
§483.10(b)(2) - Access To/Obtaining Copies of Medical Records
F-154
§483.10(b)(3) (d)(2) - Informed of Health Status/Medical Condition/Care/Understandable Language
F-155
§483.10(b(4) - Refusal of Treatment/Research
F-156
§483.10(b)(1), 483.10(b)(5)-(10) - Rights and Responsibilities
F-157
§483.10(b)(11) - Notification of Changes
F-158
§483.10(c)(1) - Protection of Resident Funds
F-159
§483.10(c)(2)-(5) - Management of Personal Funds
F-160
§483.10(c)(6) - Conveyance of Personal Funds Upon Death of Resident
F-161
§483.10(c)(7) - Assurance of Financial Security
F-162
§483.10(c)(8) - Limitation on Charges to Personal Funds
F-163
§483.10(d)(1) - Choosing a Personal Attending Physician
F-164
§483.10(e), 483.75(1)(4) - Privacy and Confidentiality of Personal and Clinical Records
F-165
§483.10(f)(1) - Voice Grievances Without Discrimination or Reprisal
F-166
§483.10(f)(2) - Prompt Effort to Resolve Grievances
F-167
§483.10(g) - Examination of Recent Survey Results and Plans of Correction
F-168
§483.10(g)(2) - Receipt of Information From and Contacting Resident Advocates
F-169
§483.10(h) - Right/Refusal to Perform Services/Work for the Facility
F-170
§483.10(i)(1) - Sending and Receiving Unopened Mail
F-171
§483.10(i)(2) - Access to Stationery, Postage, and Writing Implements
F-172
§483.10(j)(1)(2) - Access and Visitation Rights
F-173
§483.10(j)(3) - Ombudsman Access to a Resident’s Clinical Records
F-174
§483.10(k), 483.10(l) - Access to Telephone/Personal Property
F-175
§483.10(m) - Married Couples
F-176
§483.10(n) - Self-Administration of Drugs
F-177
§483.10(o) - Refusal of Certain Transfers
F-201
§483.12(a)(2) - Transfer, and Discharge Requirements
F-202
§483.12(a)(3) - Documenting Resident Transfers and Discharges
F-203
§483.12(a)(4)-(6) - Notification Requirements Before Transfer or Discharge of a Resident
F-204
§483.12(a)(7) - Orientation for Transfer or Discharge
F-205
§483.12(b)(1)(2) - Notice of Bed-Hold Policy and Readmission
F-206
§483.12(b)(3) - Readmission After Exceeding Bed-Hold Days
F-207
§483.12(c)(1)-(3) - Equal Access to Quality Care
F-208
§483.12(d)(1)-(4) - Admissions Policy
F-221
§483.13(a) - Physical Restraints
F-222
§483.13(a) - Chemical Restraints
F-223
§483.13(b) - Abuse
F-224
§483.13(c)(1) - Mistreatment, Neglect, or Misappropriation of Resident Property
F-225
§483.13(c)(1)(ii)(2)-(4) - Employment of Individuals/Investigating and Reporting Abuse
F-226
§483.13(c) - Staff Treatment of Residents:  Policies and Procedures
F-240
§483.15 - Quality of Life
F-241
§483.15(a) - Resident Dignity and Respect
F-242
§483.15(b) - Self Determination and Participation
F-243
§483.15(c) - Participation in Resident and Family Groups
F-244
§483.15(c)(6) - Acting Upon Grievances and Recommendations of Residents and Families
F-245
§483.15(d) - Participation in Social, Religious, and Community Activities
F-246
§483.15(e) - Accommodation of Needs
F-247
§483.15(e)(2) - Change of Room or Roommate
F-248
§483.15(f)(1) - Activities Program
F-249
§483.15(f)(2) - Activities Director
F-250
§483.15(g)(1) - Medically-Related Social Services
F-251
§483.15(g)(2) and 483.15(g)(3) - Qualifications of a Social Worker
F-252
§483.15(h)(1) - Safe, Clean, Comfortable and Homelike Environment
F-253
§483.15(h)(2) - Housekeeping and Maintenance Services
F-254
§483.15(h)(3) - Clean Bed and Bath Linens
F-255
Tag # deleted 4-10-2009.  Combined with F461
F-256
§483.15(h)(5) - Adequate and Comfortable Lighting Levels
F-257
§483.15(h)(6) - Comfortable and Safe Temperature Levels
F-258
§483.15(h)(7) - Comfortable Sound Levels
F-271
§483.20(a) - Admission Orders
F-272
§483.20(b), 483.20(b)(1) - Comprehensive Assessments
F-273
§483.20(b)(2) - Timeframes for Completion of Comprehensive Assessment
F-274
§483.20(b)(2(ii) - Significant Change Assessment
F-275
§483.20(b)(2)(iii) - Annual Resident Assessment
F-276
§483.20(c) - Quarterly Review Assessment
F-278
§483.20(g) - Accuracy of Assessment; 483.20(h) - Coordination;
483.20(i) - Certification; 483.20(j) - Penalty for Falsification
F-279
§483.20(d), 483.20(k) - Comprehensive Care Plans
F-280
§483.10(d)(3) - Resident Participating in Care Plans; 483.20(k)(2) - Care Plan
F-281
§483.20(k)(3)(i) - Professional Standards of Quality
F-282
§483.20(k)(3)(ii) - Qualifications of Facility Staff
F-283
§483.20(l)(1), 483.20(l)(2) - Discharge Summary
F-284
§483.20(l)(3) - Post-Discharge Plan of Care
F-285
§483.20(e), 483.20(m) - Coordination Preadmission Screening and PASRR Screening
F-286
§483.20(d) - Assessment Data Maintained in the Resident’s Active Clinical Record
F-287
§483.20(f) - Automated Data Processing; 483.20(f)(2) - Transmitting Data;
483.20(f)(3) - Transmittal Requirements; 483.20(f)(4) - Data Format
F-309
§483.25 - Quality of Care
F-310
§483.25(a), 483.25(a)(1) - Activities of Daily Living
F-311
§483.25(a)(2) - Maintenance and Restorative Programs
F-312
§483.25(a)(3) - ADL Care for Dependent Residents
F-313
§483.25(b) - Vision and Hearing
F-314
§483.25(c) - Pressure Ulcers
F-315
§483.25(d) - Urinary Incontinence
F-317
§483.25(e)(1) - Unavoidable Reduction in Range of Motion
F-318
§483.25(e)(2) - Increase/Prevention of Further Decrease in Range of Motion
F-319
§483.25(f)(1) - Mental or Psychosocial Functioning
F-320
§483.25(f)(2) - Decreased Social Interaction/Increased Withdrawn, Angry, Depressive Behaviors
F-321
§483.25(g)(1) - Unavoidable Use of a Naso-Gastric Tube
F-322
§483.25(g)(2) - Naso-Gastric or Gastrostomy Tube
F-323
§483.25(h) - Accidents and Resident Supervision
F-325
§483.25(i)(1) - Maintain Acceptable Parameters of Nutritional Status
F-327
§483.25(j) - Hydration
F-328
§483.25(k)(1)-(8) - Special Needs
F-329
§483.25(l) - Unnecessary Drugs
F-332
§483.25(m)(1) - Medication Error Rates
F-333
§483.25(m)(2) - Residents Free of Significant Medication Errors
F-334
§483.25(n) - Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunizations
F-353
§483.30 - Nursing Services; 483.30(a) - Sufficient Staff
F-354
§483.30(b) - Registered Nurse
F-355
§483.30(c), 483.30(d) - Nursing Facilities Waiver
F-356
§483.30(e) - Nurse Staffing Information
F-360
§483.35 - Dietary Services
F-361
§483.35(a) - Staffing
F-362
§483.35(b) - Sufficient Staffing of Dietary Services
F-363
§483.35(c) - Menus and Nutritional Adequacy
F-364
§483.35(d) - Preparation and Serving of Food
F-365
§483.35(d)(3) - Food:  Meeting Individual Needs
F-366
§483.35(d)(4) - Offering of Food Substitutes
F-367
§483.35(e) - Therapeutic Diets
F-368
§483.35(f) - Frequency of Meals
F-369
§483.35(g) - Assistive Devices
F-371
§483.35(i)(1), 483.35(i)(2) - Storage, Preparation, Distribution, and Serving Food Under Sanitary Conditions
F-372
§483.35(i)(3) - Proper Disposal of Garbage and Refuse
F-373
§483.35(h) - Paid Feeding Assistants
F-385
§483.40(a) - Physician Supervision
F-386
§483.40(b) - Physician Visits
F-387
§483.40(c) - Frequency of Physician Visits
F-388
§483.40(c)(3), 483.40(c)(4) - Personal and Alternating Physician Visits
F-389
§483.40(d) - Availability of Physicians for Emergency Care
F-390
§483.40(e), 483.40(f) - Delegation/Performance of Physician Tasks in SNFs/NFs
F-406
§483.45(a) - Provision of Specialized Rehabilitative Services
F-407
§483.45(b) - Ordering/Qualifications of Personnel Providing Specialized Rehabilitative Services
F-411
§483.55(a) - Provision of Dental Services:  SNFs Routine and Emergency
F-412
§483.55(b) - Provision of Dental Services:  NFs
F-425
§483.60(a), 483.60(b) - Pharmacy Services
F-428
§483.60(c) - Drug Regimen Review
F-431
§483.60(b)(2)(3), 483.60(d), 483.60(e) - Service Consultation - Controlled Substances and Labeling/Storage of Drugs and Biologicals
F-441
§483.65(a), 483.65(b), 483.65(c) - Infection Control Program
F-442
Tag Deleted 7-17-09. Combined with F441
F-443
Tag Deleted 7-17-09. Combined with F441
F-444
Tag Deleted 7-17-09. Combined with F441
F-445
Tag Deleted 7-17-09. Combined with F441
F-454
§483.70(a) - Physical Environment; Life Safety From Fire
F-455
§483.70(b), 483.70(c) - Emergency Power; Space and Equipment
F-456
§483.70(c)(2) - Maintaining Essential Mechanical, Electrical and Patient Care Equipment
F-457
§483.70(d)(1) - Resident Bedrooms
F-458
§483.70(d)(1)(ii) - Square Footage of Resident Bedrooms
F-459
§483.70(d)(1)(iii) - Resident Bedroom:  Direct Access to Exit Corridor
F-460
§483.70(d)(1)(iv), 483.70(d)(1)(v) - Full Visual Privacy/Ceiling Suspended Curtains
F-461
§483.70(d)(1)(vi) - (vii), 483.70(d)(2), 483.70(d)(3), 483.15(h)(4) - Resident Bedroom:  Windows, Bed/Bedding, Furniture, Closet Space, Room Variations
F-462
§483.70(e) - Resident Room:  Toilet Facilities
F-463
§483.70(f) - Resident Call System
F-464
§483.70(g)(1)-(4) - Designated Dining and Activity Room(s), Lighting, Ventilation, Furnishings, Space
F-465
§483.70(h) - Safe, Functional, Sanitary, Comfortable Environment
F-466
§483.70(h)(1) - Water Availability:  Loss of Normal Water Supply
F-467
§483.70(h)(2) - Outside Ventilation
F-468
§483.70(h)(3) - Corridor Handrails
F-469
§483.70(h)(4) - Pest Control Program
F-490
§483.75 - Facility Administration
F-491
§483.75(a) - Facility Licensing
F-492
§483.75(b), 483.75(c) - Facility Compliance with Laws, Codes, and Professional Standards and Principles
F-493
§483.75(d) - Governing Body; 483.75(e) - Required Training of Nursing Aides
F-494
§483.75(e)(2)(3) - General Rule for a Nurse Aide
F-495
§483.75(e)(4) - Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Program
F-496
§483.75(e)(5-7) - Nurse Aide Registry Verification and Retraining
F-497
§483.75(e)(8) - Nurse Aide Inservice Education
F-498
§483.75(f) - Proficiency of Nurse Aides
F-499
§483.75(g) - Professional Staff Qualifications
F-500
§483.75(h) - Use of Outside Resources
F-501
§483.75(i) - Medical Director
F-502
§483.75(j)(1) - Laboratory Services:  Facility Responsibility to Provide/Obtain Lab Services
F-503
§483.75(j)(1)(i)-(iv) - In-House Labs, Blood Banks, Specimen Referrals, Agreements
F-504
§483.75(j)(2)(i) - Ordering of Laboratory Services
F-505
§483.75(j)(2)(ii) - Notifying Physician of Lab Results
F-506
§483.75(j)(2)(iii) - Transportation To/From Offsite Lab Services
F-507
§483.75(j)(2)(iv) - Filing of Lab Reports in Resident’s Clinical Record
F-508
§483.75(k)(1) - Radiology and Other Diagnostic Services
F-509
§483.75(k)(1)(i)(ii) - In-House Diagnostic Services/Diagnostic Service Agreement
F-510
§483.75(k)(2)(i) - Ordering of Radiology and Other Diagnostic Services
F-511
§483.75(k)(2)(ii) - Notifying Physician of Diagnostic Test Results
F-512
§483.75(k)(2)(iii) - Transportation Arrangements To/From Offsite Diagnostic Testing Services
F-513
§483.75(k)(2)(iv) - Filing of Diagnostic Test Results
F-514
§483.75(l)(1), 483.75(l)(5) - Maintaining/Content of Clinical Records
F-515
§483.75(l)(2) - Retention of Clinical Records
F-516
§483.20(f)(5), 483.75(l)(3) - Release of Resident Identifiable Information/Safeguarding Clinical Record Information
F-517
§483.75(m)(1) - Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Plans
F-518
§483.75(m)(2) - Training Staff in Emergency Procedures
F-519
§483.75(n) - Transfer Agreement
F-520
§483.75(o) - Quality Assessment and Assurance
F-522
§483.75(p) - Disclosure of Ownership


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