Hospice Care in Nursing Facilities During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

In the Nursing Home Reopening Recommendations guidance from the Quality, Safety, & Oversight (QSO) division of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), it is expected that hospice staff be included in the Long Term Care (LTC) COVID testing program. NAHC has heard from many hospices regarding questions, issues, and barriers to testing and…