Updated 5-Star Staffing Measure and RoP Phase 3 Sufficient Staffing
Other IDT Member
1. Your facility’s Survey star is 3-stars, staffing star is 4 stars, and the QM star is 4 stars. What is the facility’s overall Five Star Quality Rating?
A. 3 stars
B. 4 stars
C. 5 Stars
D. Unable to determine
2. Which of the following does NOT impact the Staffing Star rating?
A. The percentage of nursing staff that left the nursing home over a twelve-month period.
B. The percentage of RNs that left the nursing home over a twelve-month period.
C. The number of administrators that left the nursing home over a twelve-month period.
D. All of the above impact the Staffing Star rating.
E. None of the above impact the Staffing Star rating.
3. The staffing rating includes all the following except:
A. Case-mix adjusted total nursing hours per resident day (registered nurse (RN) + licensed practical nurse (LPN) + nurse aide hours) for a quarter averaged across weekdays (Monday-Friday).
B. Case-mix adjusted RN hours per resident day for a quarter, averaged across all days (weekdays and weekends).
C. Case-mix adjusted total nursing hours per resident day (RN + LPN + nurse aide hours) for a quarter averaged across all weekend days (Saturdays and Sundays).
D. Staffing rating includes all of the above.
4. True or False: It is possible to receive a Level 4, Immediate Jeopardy deficiency related to sufficient staffing.
5. The PBJ system drops the facility’s Staffing Star rating to One Star when there has not been a Registered Nurse reported to have worked on 4 or more days in a quarter. The surveyors cannot give a survey tag related to sufficient staffing if there were fewer than 4 days without a registered nurse reported to have worked during the last quarter.
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