CMS Requires Hospital Compliance with NFPA 101 and NFPA 99

October 5, 2016 Tripp Lite
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On May 4, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted the 2012 editions of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 – Life Safety Code (LSC) and NFPA 99 – Health Care Facilities Code (HCFC) by final rule.

Tripp Lite power strips and power solutions meet or exceed 2012 LSC and HCFC requirements

Here’s What You Need to Know:

  • The final rule was published in the Federal Register and became effective July 5, 2016
  • CMS will begin surveying for compliance with the 2012 LSC and HCFC on November 1, 2016
  • More detailed information about the transition can be found in the CMS announcement memo.

As the leader in healthcare power products, Tripp Lite provides power strips and power solutions that meet or exceed 2012 LSC and HCFC requirements.


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