Pre-Order the Newly Updated Long Term Care Survey
AHCA's new November 2016 edition of the Long Term Care Survey Manual is now available for pre-order.
LTC Survey Subscription with Updates through November 2019
SDHCA Member Price: $239.95 plus tax, s&h.
LTC Survey Softbound Edition
Price: $64.95 plus tax, s&h.
Binder (3-ring) Edition
LTC Survey Binder (3-ring) Edition
Price: $85.95 plus tax, s&h.
New manuals are expected to ship in December 2016 or early 2017. Place your pre-order today and find out why AHCA's Long Term Care Survey Manual continues to be the most preferred and widely used survey guide for more than a decade!
This is the first time in more than 20 years that CMS is significantly changing the Requirements
of Participation and the latest revision since the July 2014 edition. This November 2016 update is Phase 1 of a three-phase implementation plan from CMS that is set to take place over the next three years.
Major updated topics include: basis and scope, resident rights, freedom from abuse, neglect, and exploitation, admission, transfer, and discharge right, resident assessment, comprehensive person-centered care planning, quality of life, quality of care, physician services, nursing services, behavioral health services, pharmacy services, laboratory, radiology, and other diagnostic services, dental services, food and nutrition services, specialized rehabilitative services, administration, quality assurance and performance improvement, infection control, compliance and ethics program, physical environment, and training requirements.
Phase 1 takes effect at the end of November 2016. To ensure that your center and staff are compliant, AHCA Publications is offering several printed options for the coming updated material. An E-book will be available in 2017as we are transitioning to a new easy-to-use platform for the electronic version. Printed options are below:
Place your pre-order for the updated November 2016 edition today. This edition is Phase 1 of a three-phase implementation plan from CMS that is set to take place over the next three years. Phase 1 takes effect at the end of November 2016 and will be available for shipment in December 2016 or early 2017. AHCA Publications is offering several printed options for the upcoming updated material. An E-book will be available in 2017, as we are transitioning to a new easy-to-use platform for the electronic version.
ICD-10 Essentials for Long Term Care
To remain profitable and compliant under the new coding system, your facility must prepare now for the transition. This provides you with a three-step plan that takes you from understanding the differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10 to full-scale ICD-10 readiness at your facility.
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Long Term Care Survey Manual
Updated July 2014 Version