CMS releases updates to Quality of Life F-tags

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released several revisions to its Quality of Life F-tags. The revisions under the State Operations Manual, Appendix PP, Guidance for Surveyors went into effect on June 12.
 The following F-tags were revised:
•F172 Access and Visitation Rights
•F175 Married Couples
•F241 Dignity
•F242 Self-Determination and Participation
•F246 Accommodation of Needs
•F247 Notice Before Room or Roommate Change
•F252 Safe, Clean, Comfortable and Homelike Environment
•F256 Adequate and …