The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) review revised Requirements of Participation according to the State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix PP regarding Long Term Care Facilities, including Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing facilities.
Subject: Revision to State Operations Manual (SOM) Appendix PP - Incorporate revised Requirements of Participation for Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing facilities.
Release Date: March 8, 2017
Effective Date: March 8, 2017
Implementation Date: March 8, 2017
Special Transmittal Notes: Transmittal 167 dated February 10, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 168, March, 8, 2017 to correct the following tags: F203, F205, F221, F223, F224, F225, F246, F247, F252, F309, F319, F320, F329, F333, F455, F456, F457, F458, F459, F460, F461, F462, F463, F464, F465, F466, F467, F468, and F469. In addition, the Effective and Implementation dates were also changed to reflect the current re-issue date. All other information remains the same.