Notification of Final Rule Published- Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities
• Reform of LTC Requirements: On September 28, 2016 the Federal Register posted the notice of the final rule Reform of Requirements
for Long-Term Care Facilities. The scheduled publication date is October 4, 2016. The regulation goes into effect on November
• LTC providers affected by this rule must comply and implement this regulations based on staggered effective dates, which
is outlined in the final rule. Additional information will be provided in further guidance through release of the interpretive
guidelines and future Survey & Certification policy memorandums.