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Preparing for the inevitable survey: What you need to know

Survey says? Hopefully a bunch of good stuff.

The Life Safety Code® (LSC) & Health Care Facilities Code (HCFC) survey is conducted in accordance with the appropriate protocols and regulations to determine whether a citation of noncompliance is appropriate, according to CMS officials.

Deficiencies, they note, are based on a violation of a statute or regulation. In turn, a deficiency is to be based on a surveyor’s observations of the provider's performance or practices

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