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CMS Publishes Final Rule on Fire Safety

May 04, 2016

CMS has published a final rule on fire safety for certain health care facilities, including long term care facilities.  The provisions in the final rule cover construction, protection and operational features designed to provide safety for Medicare beneficiaries from fire, smoke and panic.  For more information, read the press release from CMS.  The rule has not yet been published in the Federal Register, but an unofficial version can be found here.

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