Long-Term Care

CMS releases updated sprinkler system guidance

MDS 3.0 Insider, November 22, 2013

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In August, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memo sent to state survey agency directors about the August 13 deadline that states that all nursing homes should have installed automatic sprinkler systems. CMS has updated that memo to give more flexibility to facilities.

CMS added to the memo:

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