Adoption of New Fire Safety Requirements for LTC, Mandatory Sprinkler Installation Requirement
The purpose of this memorandum is to notify States and regional offices of the publication on August 13, 2008, in the Federal
Register (73 FR 47075), of a final rule entitled "Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Long Term Care
Facilities, Automatic Sprinkler Systems" with an effective date of October 14, 2008. A copy of the regulation is attached.