Volume XXX, Number 8
Proposed Changes to SNF/NF Medicare and Medicaid Requirements
CMS issued a proposed rule change for the SNF/NF Medicare and Medicaid Requirements for Participation on Monday July 13th 2015. The rule is very large in scope and contains both new requirements and some requirements that have already been issued by CMS via Survey & Certification memoranda. The formatted version of the NPRM proposing changes to the SNF Requirements for Participation is available in the Federal Register, with a deadline for comments submission of 5:00 pm on September 14, 2015.
On August 11, CMS is hosting a call for providers and stakeholders during which they will briefly walk through the many changes in the proposed rule.
The agenda for the call is:
According to the announcement, a question and answer session will follow the presentation. Registration is required. CLICK HERE for additional information.
Section Reference of the Proposed Rule
Some of the proposed changes/requirements that stand out:
All members are strongly encouraged to submit comments, given the impact these changes will have on nursing facilities. We need as many members to submit comments as possible to show the importance and concerns raised by CMS.
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