CMS Announces Proposed Rule that would Revise Requirements
of Participation for LTC Facilities
On July 16, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule, “Medicare & Medicaid Programs; Requirements for Long-Term Care
Facilities: Regulatory Provisions to Promote Efficiency and
Transparency.” The proposed rule would remove requirements
for participation identified as unnecessary, obsolete, or
excessively burdensome on long-term care (LTC) facilities.
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