AHCA: Template Contract to Meet New Requirements for Long Term Care and Hospice

Nancy Leveille in AHCA / NCAL News, Clinical & Quality


As you know, in June CMS published a final rule with requirements for nursing centers that contract with outside entities to provide hospice services for patients in the center.  These new regulations are effective on August 26, 2013.

To assist nursing centers in meeting the contract requirements, AHCA’s Legal Counsel, ReedSmith, LLC, developed a template contract, which is attached.  The note at the top of the first page is important and AHCA and ReedSmith, LLC remind every nursing center to seek advice of knowledgeable counsel to provide advice related to preparing for or negotiating a contract that could have significant financial and legal consequences.

If you have questions, please contact Lyn Bentley.




Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Sr. Director, Member Operational Support
518-462-4800 x20