Regulatory Burden

Proposed CMS rule could give some nursing homes extra time to install sprinklers

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Some nursing homes may be able to get a two-year extension on a requirement to install an automatic sprinkler system, under a rule proposed Monday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Final rule reduces regulatory burden for long-term care facilities

Final rule reduces regulatory burden for long-term care facilities

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A new rule eases the regulatory burden on providers serving Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and has the potential to save the healthcare system $100 million in the first year.