Top 10 F-Tag citations in long-term care

According to Harmony Healthcare, the top 10 F-Tags in the January 2018 CASPER are the following. This list is based on standard surveys of nursing homes, and does not include complaint or special focus surveys. For help on survey compliance and citation avoidance, check out Survey Success for Long-Term Care: Reducing Citation Risk.

Top 10 F-Tags

  Category Old
F-Tag
New
F-Tag
No. of
Tags
%
1 Infection Control F441 F880 5,918 6.73%
2 Food & Nutrition F371 F812/F813 5,811 6.61%
3 Quality of Care F323 F689/F700 4,169 4.74%
4 Quality of Care F309 F675/F684/ F697/F698/F744 3,612 4.11%
5 Pharmacy Services F431 F755/F761 3,520 4.00%
6 Quality of Care F329 F757/F758 3,121 3.55%
7 Resident Assessment F279 F639/F656 3,021 3.44%
8 Administration F514 F842 2,361 2.69%
9 Resident Assessment F278 F641/F642 2,227 2.53%
10 Quality of Life F241 F550 2,201 2.50%
Total 35,961 40.90%

 

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