CMS Issues COVID-19 Recommendations to Nursing Homes

Late last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in consultation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), issued critical recommendations to state and local governments, as well as nursing homes, to help mitigate the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus COVID-19 in nursing homes. Nursing homes have become an accelerator…

CMS Call on Supporting Dementia Patients at Home

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Medicare Learning Network will hold a call from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 on Dementia Care: Supporting Comfort and Resident Preferences. REGISTER HERE During this call, which should be of particular interest to agencies with a significant number of dementia…