Inside CMS - 01/11/2018

CMS To Revamp Rules For Medicare Participation, Long-Term Care

January 10, 2018
CMS is planning a rule to revamp Medicare conditions of participation and conditions for coverage, according to the agency's Unified Agenda, and one lobbyist said it's difficult to predict what the likely wide-ranging rule will entail. A separate rule states the administration also is rethinking requirements for long-term care facilities, after the Obama administration in 2016 issued the first comprehensive update of those requirements since 1991. The Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction rule, would "reform...

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