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Title
For Information Only: Public Comments on the Report of the National Background Check Program (NBCP) Long-Term Care Criminal Convictions (LTCCC) Work Group
Memo #
14-13-NH
Posting Date
2014-03-07
Fiscal Year
2014
Summary
• Purpose: To make State Survey Agency Directors and Stakeholders aware of the release of comments on the LTCCC Work Group report. • National Background Check Program (NBCP) Long Term Care Criminal Convictions Work Group: We convened a workgroup in response to the Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) recommendation to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that we develop standards to define direct patient access, as well as convictions that should disqualify individuals from direct access employment with LTC facilities and providers, the conviction types that should be considered for mitigation or rehabilitation, and the time period for which each conviction should disqualify individuals from employment. • Public Comments: Public comment was accepted until September 16, 2013.
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