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Trauma-Informed Care and Care Planning: Implementation Tips for NACs

By Caralyn Davis, Staff Writer - November 13, 2019

This November 28, nursing homes will be required to implement new trauma-informed care regulations as part of the Phase 3 rollout of the revised Medicare/Medicaid requirements of participation. These regulations will be executed under F-tags F699 (Trauma-Informed Care) and F658 (Services Provided Meet Professional Standards), as well as potentially under F741 (Sufficient/Competent Staff‐Behavioral Health Needs) and/or F949 (Behavioral Health Training). Here are the two key regulations: