Long-Term Care

PPS Q&A

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, January 1, 2011

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Q. What constitutes a significant change and would require the completion of a significant change in status assessment (SCSA)?

A. A SCSA is a misunderstood assessment type among providers and surveyors alike. These assessments are often conducted too frequently and in the absence of a true significant change as a defense mechanism to prevent a citation.

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