The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule (link to excerpt) during the first week of October entitled "Medicare Program; Proposed Changes to the Medicare Advantage and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Programs for Contract Year 2013 and Other Proposed Changes; Considering Changes to the Conditions of Participation for Long Term Care Facilities." The deadline for comments is 5 pm EST, December 12, 2011. ASCP will be submitting comments to CMS on this proposed rule. Read ASCP's summary of the rule.
This forum is available for ASCP members as well as non-members to discuss the impact of the rule.