CMS Issues Implementation Instructions Regarding Long Term Care Hospital Certification Moratorium

On October 10, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memorandum to State Survey Agency directors regarding implementation of a moratorium on the establishment of new long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) and LTCH satellites as well as bed increases to such facilities.

Read the full announcement: Accreditation, Certification and Enrollment Affinity Group Leadership Email Alert, American Health Lawyers Association October 13, 2014