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Bureau of Certification

Sara Granger, Bureau Chief
(803) 545-4205

The primary function of the Bureau of Certification is to ensure that all residents, patients and clients of providers which receive Medicare and Medicaid payments are afforded the quality of care which will attain or maintain the highest practicable level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being. This is accomplished by an on-site survey process which includes medical record review, facility file review, observation, and resident and staff interviews.

The Bureau of Certification is composed of two Divisions: Nursing Home and Health Provider