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Long Term Care & Senior Living Blog
November 15, 2016

Section 483.35 Nursing Services

Implementation Date: November 28, 2016Section 483.35 regarding requirements for nursing services was formerly located at section 483.30. The former regulations addressed certain aspects of facility staffing but left gaps related to a number of areas such as the competencies of licensed nurses and the need to take into account resident acuity. The new rule adopts a competency–based staffing approach which requires the facility to evaluate its population and its resources in accordance with section 483.70(b)