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Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) in Nursing Homes Activities Related to QAPI Implementation was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on June 29.
The Survey and Certification Letter updates the agency's activities related to the implementation of Section 6102 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This section requires that CMS establish standards and provide technical assistance to nursing homes on the development of best practices relating to quality assurance and improvement.
The letter details CMS' progress in:
CMS initiatives to implement the QAPI provisions include: