Long-Term Care

HHS proposes updates to LTC Ombudsman ­program

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, October 1, 2013

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On June 14, the Administration on Aging and the Administration of Community Living (ACL), both within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced that it had posted a Notice of Proposed Rule Making in order to strengthen the Long-Term Care Ombudsman (LTCO) program across the country. The changes are designed to clarify how each state implements its program in order to establish more consistency regarding the duties and responsibilities of the LTCO.

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