On September 28, 2016, CMS released revised Requirements for Participation for Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing facilities. On November 9, CMS released an Advance Copy - Revisions to SOM Appendix PP with F-Tags that went into effect on November 28. Interpretive Guidance has not yet been updated and will be revised at a later date, according to CMS.


The MED-PASS/Heaton Resources team is hard at work reviewing the revised regulations in order to update our manuals in a quick and meaningful way. We understand the pressure and urgency you're experiencing to be in compliance with the new regulations. Please know that we are working diligently to get updated materials to you, as quickly as possible. We appreciate your business and will continue to provide you with the high-quality manuals that you have come to trust.