New Survey Item: Crushing Medications

Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

There has been discussion whether p.o. medications can be crushed together for administration to residents. The consultant pharmacists have been working with CMS to clarify. Attached is a summary. CMS agreed to further clarify. NYSHFA will update as we get more information.

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Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Executive Director
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