SNF Medicare FY 2016 Staffing Requirements (May 2015)

CMS Survey & Certification Letter
PUBLISHED: May 1, 2015
CMS LISTING: Survey & Certification Letter 15-37

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In the May 2015 informational memorandum 15-37-NH, CMS provides notice of the proposed rule-making regarding the collection of staffing data in long-term care facilities that was published on April 20, 2015.

The proposed rule would implement the new requirements regarding the submission of staffing data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) based on payroll and other verifiable and auditable data.

The proposed rule “FY 2016 SNF PPS for Staffing Data Collection in Long-Term Care Facilities” was published on April 20, 2015. The document can be found at

Public comments are due no later than 5 p.m. on June 19, 2015.