CMS to Survey for Compliance with 2012 Life Safety Code Starting November 1, 2016

As reported previously, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has amended the fire safety standards applicable to specific Medicare and Medicaid-participating facilities (including hospice inpatient facilities) by adopting the 2012 edition of the Life Safety Code-NFPA 101 (LSC), eliminating references to earlier editions of the Life Safety Code, and adopting the 2012 edition…