F-tags (“F” for “federal”) constitute the system through which federal nursing home regulations are identified in the survey process. Generally, each regulatory provision is assigned a corresponding F-tag number and surveyors use these numbers to indicate on the Statement of Deficiencies when a facility has failed to meet (or exceed) a given standard. Below is […]
What is a Double G Citation?
“Double G” cases refer to a CMS policy intended to identify and address facilities with a historical pattern of high-level noncompliance. Double G citations occur when a facility with a previous citation at a G level is cited again at a G level. G level citations are considered “actual […]