Baseline Care Plan FAQs: Weekends, Required Revisions, and Other Issues

Posted By: Caralyn Davis, Staff Writer
Post Date: 10/16/2017

The baseline care plan requirement under F-tag F655 (Baseline Care Plan) in §483.21 (Comprehensive Resident-Centered Care Plans) of the Code of Federal Regulations goes into effect Nov. 28, 2017. Officials with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) addressed common frequently asked questions (FAQs), as well as follow-up questions from callers, during a Sept. 7 National Provider Call. Topics covered during the call range from working weekends to revising the baseline care plan as needed prior to the development of the comprehensive care plan. Note: Access the call slides, as well as the transcript and audio recording when available, here

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