The Long-Term Care Final Rule which revises the requirements of participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs will become effective on November 28, 2016. As a result of the changes under the Final Rule, providers will need to review their nursing facility admission agreements to ensure that the provisions of the agreement are consistent with the regulatory requirements. In addition to reviewing and updating the admission agreement, providers will also need to review and update existing policies and procedures and/or develop new policies to reflect the changes under the Final Rule. READ MORE - Revisions to Nursing Facility Admission Agreement Due to Changes Under LTC Final Rule.docx
If you have any questions regarding the regulatory changes under the Final Rule and/or would like assistance in revising your nursing facility admission agreement and/or reviewing and updating your existing policies and procedures, please contact Kimber L. Latsha, Esq., or Tanya Daniels Harris, Esq. at 717-620-2424.