New CMS Memo Revises COVID-19 Infection Control Survey

See important info about the Private Duty Home Care at NAHC Winter Leadership Summit at the end of this article! The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Quality, Safety and Oversight (QSO) group recently released a memo revising the COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey for Acute and Continuing Care, the focused survey tool that…

COVID-19 Nursing Home Facility Info for Home Health & Hospice

The Quality, Safety and Oversight (QSO) group of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a memo to nursing homes that is of interest to hospice and home health  providers.  Specifically, QSO-20-29-NH Interim Final Rule Updating Requirements for Notification of Confirmed and Suspected COVID-19 Cases Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes,…