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Nursing Home Pandemic Emergency Plan PPE Storage Requirements

DAL clarifies location question on where PPE can be stored.

September 15, 2020

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CMS to Freeze Public Posting of SNF QRP Data

After the October 2020 refresh, public posting of SNF QRP data will be frozen until January 2022.

September 8, 2020

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CMS Launches “Care Compare”

New online front end for nursing home, home health, and other rating systems.

September 8, 2020

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CMS Interim Rule on Testing Guidelines for Nursing Homes

New rules address testing for residents and staff.

September 1, 2020

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DOH Issues Guidance on PPE

Nursing homes reminded of requirement for maintaining supply of PPE.

September 1, 2020

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Pandemic Emergency Plan Guidance Issued

Plans required by Sept. 15, 2020.

August 24, 2020

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CMS Issues New Guidance on Survey Prioritization

Additional types of onsite surveys to be conducted.

August 18, 2020

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Communal Dining in Nursing Homes

CMS guidance provides for use of dining room under certain conditions.

August 17, 2020

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Nursing Home Administrator Continuing Education Credits

Pandemic affects in-person education.

August 17, 2020

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Interoperable Communications Drills to Be Held

DOH provides information on upcoming drills.

August 17, 2020
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