Field Office Manager
Survey & Certification Support Branch
Bureau of Field Operations
Telephone: (850) 412-4301
Fax: (850) 414-6946
The Survey and Certification Support Branch is responsible for monitoring quality improvement/quality assurance indicators, training surveyors and other Agency staff regarding health care facility surveying functions, data management, data integrity, and other support functions for the Division of Health Quality Assurance.
The current state and federal regulation sets used by surveyors when recording survey findings.
The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) participates with the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) electronic 2567 and plan of correction (ePOC) program for federally certified nursing homes.
A standardized definition of items used to improve quality of care by assessing the needs and functional status of residents in long term care facilities that participate in the Medicare and/or Medicaid program.
A uniform core set of data elements used to improve quality of care by enabling measurement of patient outcomes in home health agencies that participate in the Medicare and/or Medicaid program.