Updated CMS Guidance for Reporting Abuse and Neglect in LTC Settings, Effective October 24, 2022

Published: 10/19/2022

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Behavioral Health - Outpatient,
  • Long Term Care

As StayAlert! has previously reported, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updated guidance for Long Term Care (LTC) surveyors and stakeholders, effective October 24, 2022. Today’s StayAlert! Notice reviews guidance covering abuse and neglect requirements. While none of the requirements are new, the revised interpretive guidance does contain significant revisions to sections addressing abuse and neglect. Specifically, CMS provides clarifications for surveyors about facility repo

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