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New Final Rule Requirements Move Forward
1/7/2018

New Final Rule Requirements Move Forward

As reported in a previous article in The Capital Issue, “Focusing on Patient Care: The Final Rule,” Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently implemented the second phase (Phase Two) of the 700-page rule for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), commonly referred to as either “The Final Rule” or the “Requirements of Participation.” 


Focusing on Patient Care: The Final Rule
12/10/2016

Focusing on Patient Care: The Final Rule

For the approximately 16,000 nursing home operators across the country, increased scrutiny and constant realignment have become a way of life. And if trying to prepare for a new administration that is likely to enact significant regulatory and reimbursement changes in the near future wasn’t enough, long-term care providers also end 2016 with a new 700-page rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).