Frequently Asked Questions Related to LTC Regulatory Guidance Released by CMS

CMS has released a 25-page document containing questions and answers related to Appendix PP regulatory guidance, the survey process, and other technical questions. Numerous topics are covered, with Pharmacy Service questions found on pages 5-8. “As needed” orders for anti-psychotics, proper classification of medications, and appropriate handling of pharmacist recommendations are specifically covered.

The FAQ document is available at https://tinyurl.com/ICP-CMS-FAQ

CMS states that the FAQ document will be updated frequently with answers posted on the LTC Final Rule webpage.



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