Health Standards

May 10, 2018
In Louisiana, tens of thousands of elderly and disabled people could soon lose their Medicaid benefits. Betty Waller, 89, a polio survivor, says Medicaid is needed to cover the full cost of her care.
February 26, 2018
The Survey and Certification Group within CCSQ has a new name...
February 07, 2018
Attention: 2016 Emergency Preparedness Process Updates
February 06, 2018
Effective February 20, 2018, all new applicants and those with incomplete applications will be subject to the FNR process.
February 05, 2018
Given the high incidences of this flu season, CMS has provided information to the State Agencies
July 07, 2016
On May 4, 2016, CMS adopted the 2012 LSC and the 2012 HCFC by final rule. The final rule was published in the Federal Register (Vol. 81, No. 86), is entitled “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities”. The final rule effective date is July 5, 2016. The final rule also adopted 2012 LSC Tentative Interim Amendments (TIA) 12–1, 12–2, 12–3, and 12–4, and 2012 HCFC TIA 12–2, 12–3, 12–4, 12–5 and 12–6.