Revision to State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix PP
Revised on 03.10.17-***Revised to Reflect Minor Technical Updates to Tags Listed on Page 2 ***
• Revised Regulations: On September 28, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released revised requirements
for participation under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities rule. Many
of the regulations were re-designated and have new numbers.
• Revisions to SOM Appendix PP: CMS has revised regulation text into the SOM Appendix PP to correct identified technical errors
and correct the numerical order of tags. The revised version was released on February 10, 2017. The regulation text is effective
November 28, 2016; the Interpretive Guidance has not been updated. Interpretive Guidance will be revised at a later date.