1. CMS Revised Guidance: F334-Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunizations

Subject: CMS Revised Guidance: F334-Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunizations
Importance: High

We've received (from AAHSA) the final copy of the CMS surveyor guidance for LTC facilities for F334-Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunizations (Appendix PP), and the corresponding changes made to Survey Tasks 2-Entrance Conference, and  5-Information Gathering (Sub-task 5C-Resident Review) (Appendix P). 
Attached are the Survey and Certification Letter announcing the new guidance and effective date; the CMS Transmittal implementing the guidance; advance copy of the guidance; and training materials including an instructor guide and a PowerPoint Training presentation. 

Attachment 1 of 5 - SC-06 Immunizations Guidance Letter

Attachment 2 of 5 - Immunizations Guidance - Transmittal Sheet

Attachment 3 of 5 - Advance Copy of Immunizations Guidance 7252006

Attachment 4 of 5 - Immunizations Guidance - Trainer Packet

Attachment 5 of 5 - Immunizations Guidance Traning Presentation