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Category Archives: SLCR Guidance

CMS Memo S&C 16-13-NH: Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) – Implementation of required electronic submission of Staffing Data for Long Term Care (LTC) Facilities

Information about the requirement for LTC facilities to electronically submit staffing data through the PBJ:

Please see the memo here for details.

CMS Five-Star Quality Rating System Improvements

Please see the PowerPoint presentation below regarding improvements to the Nursing Home Compare Five-Star Quality Rating System.

www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/CertificationandComplianc/Downloads/Improvements-NHC-April-2016.pdf

Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies Report – 4rd Quarter 2015

Please view the quarterly report from the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation here.

New Licensure and Certification Unit Manager

The Section for Long Term Care Regulations welcomes Shay Patterson as the manager for the Licensure and Certification Unit.  Shay has been with the Section for several years, starting in Region 6 as a Facility Surveyor and most recently as part of the Regulation and Compliance Unit.  Shay is replacing Tracy Niekamp who accepted a position with the Department of Mental Health.  Please contact Shay with any licensure or certification questions; she will be happy to assist you.

Most Frequently Cited Deficiencies Report – 3rd Quarter 2015

Please view the quarterly report from the Section for Long-Term Care Regulation here.

Submitting Exceptions & Second Business Requests

The Regulation Unit has established an email account that providers can now submit all their requests to one email address:  RegulationUnit@health.mo.gov.  Providers are to begin utilizing this email as soon as possible.

The main number for contacting the Regulation Unit has also been updated.

The instructions for submitting the Exceptions and Second Business requests have both been updated.  Please see those instructions below.

Instructions for Exceptions Request
Instructions for Second Business Request

Region 7 – 2015 Annual Long-Term Care Provider Meeting

Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Section for Long-Term Care Regulation

November 4, 2015:  Region 7
Location:  St. Louis, MO

As requested, SLCR will be hosting separate meetings for ICF/SNF and RCF/ALF care providers this year.  Advance registration is not required.

Please see the agenda and handouts for this specific location attached.  These handouts attached will not be provided at the meeting so please print them and bring them with you.

2015 Provider Meeting Agenda- Region 7
Ameren Missouri
Money Follows the Person
Social Media in Long-Term Care
Path to Safety, Minimal Assistance, More than Minimal Assistance