CMS Proposes to Adopt 2012 Edition of Life Safety CodeMS

April 16, 2014 | Strategic Insights for Health System


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a proposed rule outlining the agency's intention to adopt for all provider and supplier settings the 2012 edition of the National Fire Protection Association's Life Safety Code and, with some exceptions, the 2012 edition of the Health Care Facilities Code. According to an April 14, 2014, CMS fact sheet, the agency currently applies the standards set out in the 2000 edition of the Life Safety Code.

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