Becker's Healthcare June 30, 2022
Cailey Gleeson

CMS released updated guidance June 29 on minimum health and safety standards that long-term care facilities must meet to participate in Medicare and Medicaid. 

Key issues in the updated guidance include abuse and neglect, mental health, substance use disorders, nurse staffing and resident rights. The agency also updated and developed new guidance in the State Operations Manual. 

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