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State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix B Revisions

On March 15, 2024, CMS released Memorandum QSO-24-07-HHA. The memorandum summarizes changes made to State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix B – Guidance for Surveyors: Home Health Agencies based on final rules which have amended home health conditions of participation. Key changes include:

Conditions of Participation

When it comes to the Conditions of Participation for both home health care and hospice, there are different sources for this information.  Organizations often search the State Operations Manual (SOM) for CoPs.  However, it’s important to remember that this document is a guide for state surveyors and doesn’t contain other information such as Conditions for…