Notice Requirements on Reporting Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime in Nursing Facilities Now Applicable

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a Memorandum to State Survey Agency Directors indicating that requirements related to Section 1150B of the Social Security Act — “Reporting Reasonable Suspicion of a Crime in a Long Term Care Facility”(enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act) — should be enforced immediately. Key…