COVID-19 Updates

MULTIPLE CALLS FOR NURSE SCHEDULED

MULTIPLE CALLS FOR NURSE SCHEDULED News Infection Control Guidance to Home Health Agencies on COVID-19 Now Available: Nursing Home Five Star Quality Rating System Updates, Nursing Home Staff Counts, and Frequently Asked Questions CMS Adds New COVID-19 Clinical Trials Improvement Activity to the Quality Payment Program Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Become a Medicare Enrolled Supplier … [Read more]

CMS.gov COVID-19 Updates – April 27 2020

CMS NEWS ALERT: April 27, 2020 (COVID-19) Here is a summary of recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) actions taken in response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), as part of the ongoing White House Task Force efforts. To keep up with the important work the Task Force is doing in response to … [Read more]

CMS.gov COVID-19 Updates – April 13 2020

NEW! COVID-19 Resources and Tools Download FREE UPDATED COVID-19 Resources · NEW! Hand Hygiene Audit · NEW! Cleaning and Disinfection Audit · NEW! PPE Audit · NEW! Infection Preventionist Surveillance Audit · NEW! MDS and ICD-10 Resource QuickTip · Interim Policy for Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus and Leadership Preparation Strategies · Preparation Checklist for Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 … [Read more]

CMS.gov COVID-19 Updates – April 03 2020

Dear AALNA Member, Although these surveys are conducted by CMS in skilled facilities the findings apply to anyone using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) regardless of the setting. If you are utilizing PPE in your AL community you must be sure your staff knows how to properly put it on (DON), take it off (DOFF), store for … [Read more]