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May 31, 2022

May 31, 2022

Healthcare Personnel Influenza Vaccination Report Is Due June 1st

Nursing home, home care, and hospice members are reminded to submit required report.

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May 31, 2022

Deadline Approaches for CHHA Statistical Reports and Hospice Cost and Utilization Reports for 2020 and 2021

Reports due June 10th.

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May 31, 2022

May 31st COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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May 31, 2022

Governor Extends Executive Order Declaring Workforce Staffing Shortage

Flexibilities extended to June 29th.

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May 31, 2022

1135 Waiver Expiration Reminder

Federal waivers set to expire June 6, 2022.

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May 31, 2022

NHSN Implements Reporting Changes

The CDC streamlines nursing home COVID-19 reporting modules, although several new questions have been added.

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May 31, 2022

CDC Updates Key COVID-19 Vaccination Web Page Confirming Nursing Home Routine Testing Requirement for Unboosted 50+ Staff

The CDC revised the definition of "up to date" with COVID-19 vaccinations on its web page for the general public, which is referenced as the source of the "up to date" definition in the CMS nursing home testing guidance. Nursing homes are now required to conduct routine testing of staff over age 50 who are eligible for the second booster shot, but have not received it.

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May 31, 2022

DOH Issues Health Advisory Regarding Paxlovid Use

Advisory relates to use of Paxlovid and potential for rebound COVID-19 after treatment.

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May 31, 2022

DOH Issues FAQ Document for EQUAL Application

Applications for EQUAL funding are due by 5 p.m. on June 15th.

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May 31, 2022

ALP Minimum Wage Reconciliation Hits

First impacts of ALP minimum wage reconciliation to be reflected in Medicaid payments released May 25th.

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