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The Public Health Council heard a series of informational updates on the status of proposed amendments to regulations at this month’s meeting. Updates to proposed amendments included:

105 CMR 141.000 – Licensure of Hospice Programs

105 CMR 153.000 – Licensure Procedure and Suitability Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities

105 CMR 151.000 – General Standards of Construction for Long-Term Care Facilities in MA

105 CMR 150.000 – Licensing of Long-Term Care Facilities

105 CMR 156.000 – Training of Nurses’ Aides in Long-Term Care Facilities

105 CMR 157.000 – Registration and Operation of Temporary Nursing Service Agencies

105 CMR 720.000 – List of Interchangeable Drug Products

 

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