Save the Date: Training for Phase 1 Implementation of New Nursing Home Regulations
• Need for Training: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is developing an online training for Regional Offices
(RO), State Survey Agencies (SA), providers and other stakeholders on the new Nursing Home Regulations.
• Training Content and Availability: The online training will include information about Phase 1 of new Nursing Home Regulations,
and will be available to all parties starting November 18, 2016.
• Mandatory Requirement: All Long Term Care (LTC) surveyors are required to complete this training in order to be able to
conduct any LTC surveys after November 28, 2016.