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Title
Nursing Home Culture Change Regulatory Compliance Questions and Answers
Memo #
07-07
Posting Date
12/21/2006
Fiscal Year
2007
Summary
This memorandum provides the State Survey Agencies and CMS regional offices with: 1. Responses we have made to inquiries concerning compliance with the long-term care health and life safety code requirements in nursing homes that are changing their cultures and adopting new practices; 2. Summarizes questions and answers from a June, 2006 CMS Pic-Tel conference with leaders of the Green House Project (Attachment A); and 3. Provides information about an upcoming series of 4 CMS culture change satellite webcasts (Attachment B).