Advance Copy - Revisions to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix PP-Revised Regulations and Tags
• Revised Regulations: On September 28, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released revised Requirements
for Participation for Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing facilities. Most regulations groups were re-designated and have
• Advance Copy - Revisions to SOM Appendix PP: CMS has incorporated revised regulation text into the SOM Appendix PP. The
regulation text is effective November 28, 2016; the Interpretive Guidance has not been updated. Interpretive guidance will
be revised at a later date.
• Revised F-Tags: The current F-Tags have been revised to include the requirements and regulation text as is presented in
the final rule.