Revised CMS Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities

Published: 07/06/2022

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

In 2016, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) overhauled the Requirements for Participation for Long-Term Care (LTC) facilities (i.e., nursing homes), which was implemented in three phases:

  • Phase 1- November of 2016
  • Phase 2 - November of 2017
  • Phase 3 – November 28, 2019

As a part of the changes and enhancements to CMS nursing home requirements announced by the Biden Administration in March 2022, CMS has issued updated guidance for LTC surveyors and stakeholder

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