CMS: S&C: 17-03-NH - ROP Training for Phase 1 Implementation

Nancy Leveille and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is developing an online training for Regional Offices (RO), State Survey Agencies (SA), providers and other stakeholders on the new Nursing Home Regulations of Participation (ROP).  The online training will include information about Phase 1 of new Nursing Home Regulations, and will be available to all parties starting November 18, 2016. All Long Term Care (LTC) surveyors are required to complete this training in order to be able to conduct any LTC surveys after November 28, 2016. This education will be archived until July 2017. CMS expects this first session to be about 3 hours in length. Please see attached S&C: 17-03-NH for full information and a link to the online education.

NYSHFA CONTACTS:

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

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15