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HHS/CMS RIN: 0938-AP32 Publication ID: 2012 
Title: Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities: Hospice Services (CMS-3140-F) 
Abstract: This final rule establishes that long-term care facilities have an agreement with hospice agencies when hospice care is furnished in a long-term care facility. This will be a requirement to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. 
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 483   
Legal Authority: 42 USC 1302    42 USC 1395hh   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  MMA section 902  10/22/2013 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/22/2010  75 FR 65282   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/21/2010 
Final Action  10/00/2013 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Diane Corning
Health Insurance Specialist
Department of Health and Human Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, MS: S3-02-01, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Baltimore, MD 21244
Phone:410 786-8486