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Federal Requirements

March 10, 2022

Federal Requirements

Revised CMS Nursing Home Testing Guidance
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February 17, 2022

Federal Requirements

CDC Guidance on Antigen Testing in Long Term Care Facilities
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January 20, 2022

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CDC Interim Guidance for Rapid Antigen Tests
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Tags: COVID-19
September 10, 2021

Federal Requirements

Revised CMS Testing Guidance
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April 27, 2021

Federal Requirements

CMS Guidance on Testing and Revised COVID-19 Focused Survey Tool
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December 8, 2020

Federal Requirements

CMS Nursing Home COVID-19 Testing FAQs
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Tags: COVID-19
October 30, 2020

Federal Requirements

Oct. 30th "Reporting Results of POC Testing for COVID-19: A New NHSN Tool for LTC Facilities" Webinar Recording
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Tags: COVID-19
October 27, 2020

Federal Requirements

Nursing Homes Conducting Point-of-Care Testing Must Report COVID-19 Results Through NHSN

HHS has revised prior guidance to require nursing home limited service labs that are conducting point-of-care COVID-19 tests to report results via NHSN. Reporting to New York's ECLRS is also required.

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Tags: COVID-19
September 2, 2020

Federal Requirements

CMS Issues New Testing Regulations and Guidance

New CMS regulations and guidance require outbreak testing of staff and residents, routine staff testing, testing documentation, and reporting in nursing homes. More stringent New York State weekly staff testing regulations continue to apply. Members should take note of testing requirements applicable to an outbreak, defined as a single confirmed case among staff or confirmed nursing home-onset case among residents.

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September 1, 2020

Federal Requirements

CMS Interim Rule on Testing Guidelines for Nursing Homes

New rules address testing for residents and staff.

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