CHA News Article

CDPH Issues AFL on Independent Informal Dispute Resolutions

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued an All Facilities Letter (AFL) regarding the Independent Informal Dispute Resolution (IIDR) process for skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs) and nursing facilities. The AFL summarizes the IIDR process that became effective Jan. 1 for SNFs that receive a deficiency with a scope and severity of “G” or higher with a civil monetary penalty imposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. For more information, see attached AFL 12-22.