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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 30. Department of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter 20. Administration of Medical Assistance Services

12VAC30-20-257. Required plan of correction.

A. In accordance with 42 CFR 488.408(f) (1995), a nursing facility found to have a deficiency with regard to a program requirement shall submit a plan of correction for approval by the Commonwealth without regard to the remedies which are imposed or the seriousness of the identified deficiencies. A nursing facility shall not be required to submit a plan of correction when it has been found to have deficiencies that are isolated that the Commonwealth determines have only a potential for minimal harm but no actual harm has occurred.

B. For the purposes of this section, a plan of correction shall mean a plan developed by the nursing facility or the appointed temporary manager and approved by HCFA or the state survey agency that describes the actions the nursing facility will take to correct deficiencies and specifies the date by which those deficiencies will be corrected.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-325 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 12, Issue 25, eff. October 2, 1996.

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