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PDF Version of BQA 00-046 (PDF, 5 KB)

Date: June 15, 2000 DSL-BQA-00-046

To: Skilled Nursing Facility NH 23

From: Jan Eakins, Chief, Provider Regulation and Quality Improvement Section

via: Susan Schroeder, Director, Bureau of Quality Assurance

The purpose of this memo is to provide information from the federal Health Care Financing Administration, Chicago Regional Office. The attachment (exit DHS; PDF - scroll down to Section 3202) explains changes in the requirements for a skilled nursing facility to make changes to the size and/or locations of their Medicare beds. These changes became effective with State Operations Manual release, Transmittal #16, dated June 1, 2000.

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact Gail Hansen at (608) 266-2966.

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