Notification of Final Rule Published: Adoption of 2012 Life Safety and Health Care Facilities Code
• Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities: On May 4, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(CMS) published a final rule titled “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities,”
which updates the fire safety requirements for health care providers and suppliers. This regulation requires certain providers
and suppliers to meet the requirements of the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code (LSC), National Fire Protection Association
(NFPA) 101 and the 2012 edition of the Health Care Facilities Code, NFPA 99.