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Laws and Regulations

Knowledge of relevant local, state, and federal laws and regulations that impact the delivery of long-term support, care, and services.

Critical Work Functions

  • Understand the legal responsibilities, limitations, and implications of actions
    • Perform duties according to regulations, policies, and laws
      • Have an awareness of regulatory agencies, and the laws and implications for the practice of long-term care, supports, and services
        • Comply with applicable federal and state laws and regulations
          • Follow agency/facility policies and procedures
            Technical Content Areas

            • Regulatory Agencies including but not limited to:
              • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
              • Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
              • Department of Justice (DOJ)
              • Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
              • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
            • Federal, State, and Local Laws
              • Organizational and Agency Policies