Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 State Performance Standards System (SPSS) Findings, FY 2021 SPSS Guidance, and FY 2019 Results

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP 
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

On September 15, 2021, CMS issued Admin Info: 21-08-ALL.  This is a 34-page Administrative Memorandum.

Beginning on page 6 of the QSO you’ll find these attachments:

• Attachment A: FY 2021 SPSS Measure Definition Details                                                                                      • Attachment B: Conduct of Focused Infection Control Surveys in FY2020 for Nursing Homes                      • Attachment C: Instructions for uploading the IJ Template

Please review this memorandum with your team.  Within it, you’ll find this as well as other important information:

Pay close attention to the information on pages 3 and 4 as they provide additional information to the chart I excerpted above.

There’s also a lot of data in Attachments A, B and C that’s worth your review.