CMS Memos - Engineering

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Number Subject Pages K Tag
Memos
S&C-14-29 CMS sprinkler time extension application process 6 K56
S&C-14-21 CMS proposed rule to adopt the 2012 Life Safety Code 1  
S&C-14-07 Hospital Equipment Maintenance Requirements 16  
S&C-13-58 CMS additional LSC waiver provisions 5  
S&C-13-55 August 13, 2013 Deadline - Installation of Automatic Sprinkler Systems in Nursing Homes - Revised 14 K56
S&C-13-47 ESRD Life Safety Surveys 4  
S&C-13-25 Relative Humidity & Anesthetic Locations 4  
S&C-12-29 LSC burden relief 3  
S&C-12-21 Waivers of the 2012 edition of the Life Study Code 2  
S&C-12-07 Equipment Maintenance Requirements 12  
S&C-11-07 Interior Finish Documentation Requirements for Multiple Providers 2  
S&C-10-18

Corridor Width

2 K32
S&C-09-24 ESRD Life Safety Code effective date 5  
S&C-09-04 Adoption of New Fire Safety Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities, Mandatory Sprinkler Installation Requirement 20  
S&C-08-34 Compliance with State Fire and Safety Code in Lieu of  Safety Code 8  
S&C-08-01 Emergency Preparedness Initiative:  Declared Public Health Emergency FAQs - All Hazards 39  
S&C-07-29 Canopy and Overhang Sprinkler Requirement and the use of FSES 3 K56
S&C-07-21 Generators in Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASC's) 2 K145, K146
S&C-07-18 Permitted Gaps in Corridor Doors 3 K18, K27
S&C-07-11 Alcohol-based Skin Preparations in Anesthetizing Locations 3 K211
S&C-07-10 Medical Gas Storage and Usage Considerations 2 K76
S&C-07-07 Culture Change Regulatory Compliance Questions and Answers 16 K39, K72
S&C-07-05 Exit Discharge and the Fire Safety Evaluation System (FSES) 2 K38

S&C-07-01

Final Rule regarding Adoption of Alcohol Based Hand Rubs (ABHRs) and Installation of Battery Powered Smoke Alarms 3 K211, K54

S&C-06-18

Life Safety Code Clarification - Amount of Air Movement Allowed Between Corridors and Resident Rooms - Plenum Waiver Requirements 2 K67

S&C-05-38

Life Safety Code survey issues including wardrobe/closet sprinkler requirements, exit discharge surfacing requirements and canopy sprinkler requirements 3 K56, K38

S&C-05-33

Alcohol Based Hand Rubs (ABHRs) to be used in exit access corridors provided they meet certain requirements 14 K211

S&C-05-03

State Performance Review Protocol Guidance with clarifying language related to Life Safety Code (LSC) and new standard titles 2  

S&C-04-41

Corridors Width & Corridor Mounted Computer Touch Screens in Health Care Facilities 3 K39

S&C-04-33

Life Safety Code (LSC) and State Performance Standards 3  

S&C-04-29

Life Safety Code (LSC) Surveyor Reference Materials 2  

S&C-04-23

Procedures in the Event of a Fire in a Medicare-or Medicaid-Certified Health Care Facility 2  

S&C-04-15

Major vs Minor rehabilitation of a building 2  
S&C-04-14 Critical Access Hospitals will be permitted to incease the number of acute care beds to 25 1  

S&C-03-21

Adoption of the 2000 Life Safety Code with amendments 3  
Last Revised: May 12, 2015