CMS Rescinds Focused Infection Control Survey and Visitor Restrictions for Home Health and Hospice Providers

In January 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a revised COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey for Acute and Continuing Care (ACC) for providers which included home health and hospice.  This was the focused survey tool that surveyors would use for hospice and home health agency providers for any type of survey…