CMS Updates Guidance and Training for Monitoring Dementia Care Drug Use

June 21, 2013 | Aging Services Risk Management


​The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its guidance and issued mandatory training for state surveyors monitoring medication use in dementia care settings. Updated guidance for surveyors includes detailed tables of specific antipsychotic medications, their indications for use, dosages, potential adverse consequences, and caregiver monitoring requirements.

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