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Survey & Certification

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Survey & Certification

Bureau Introduction

The Bureau of Survey and Certification (BSC) is responsible for performing federal regulatory duties on behalf of CMS. The bureau has oversight of the federal survey and certification process for over 20 healthcare provider types. Functions of BSC include federal complaint investigations, routine annual surveys, and monitoring and enforcement of federal regulations which serve to protect the health, safety, and quality of care received by Michigan residents.

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The Bureau of Survey and Certification is pleased to provide announcements and alerts for all federally certified providers. 

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Acute & Continuing Care and Support Division

The Acute & Continuing Care and Support Division performs federal certification regulatory duties for health care facilities and programs participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Activities include assisting providers and suppliers with initial Medicare certification, routine inspections, complaint investigations, and a host of other regulatory duties. Additionally, the division assists with processing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests that involve a Medicare survey or certification action.

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Long Term Care Division

The Long Term Care Division works under the regulatory authority and directives of the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) to perform surveys and investigations of healthcare facilities. These surveys and investigations ensure that residents receive quality health care in a safe environment by confirming Long Term Care facilities are following the CMS regulations to receive Medicare/Medicaid payment for services.

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