CMS Releases Final 2018 CoP Interpretive Guidelines

Sharon Hamilton RN, MS
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

On Friday, August 31, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final (Advanced Copy) of the HHA Interpretive Guidelines associated with the new Conditions of Participation (CoPs) that became effective on January 13, 2018. The Interpretive Guidelines will be incorporated into the State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix B.

Use the following link to download a copy of the guidelines: