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MDS Alert

Surveys and Compliance:

Learn The Particulars Of "Patient-Centered Care"

F-tag update encourages surveyors to quiz residents about their involvement in their care plans. New language in the DHHS State Operations Provider Certification Appendix PP makes patient-centered care much more explicit, and gives surveyors the specific tools to evaluate whether a facility is upholding residents’ right to involvement in care-planning. Surveyors are urged to interview residents about whether they feel [...]