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LeadingAge National to CMS: Reduce Nursing Home COVID-Related NHSN Reporting

In a letter to CMS Administrator Brooks-LaSure, the association requested the reduction of COVID-related reporting requirements, aligning with the CDC's standard approach to COVID as a respiratory virus and its termination of hospital COVID reporting requirements.

9 days ago

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Upcoming CDC Webinars on Enhanced Barrier Precautions and COVID-19 Vaccine Payment

Nursing home members are encouraged to participate in the CDC’s enhanced barrier precautions townhall on May 22nd and vaccine payment webinar on May 30th.

1 month ago

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Upcoming Federal Nursing Home Learning Opportunities

The CDC is offering webinars on weekly COVID reporting and annual staff flu vaccination data submission, while CMS has scheduled an Open Door Forum covering several topics.

2 months ago

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Next COVID-19 Relief Funding Reports Due March 31st

The reporting period covers federal COVID-19 relief funds received in the second half of 2022.

2 months ago

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LeadingAge NY Obtains Clarifications Regarding Updated CDC Guidance

DOH confirms that ACF and AL providers should follow updated guidance.

3 months ago

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CMS Issues Updated Enhanced Barrier Precautions FAQs

Nursing home members advised to review updated FAQs.

9 days ago

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Vaccine Clarification for Hospice Patients in Skilled Nursing Facilities

CMS recently released a Medicare Billing Guideline for vaccination when an individual is in a skilled nursing facility.

2 months ago

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CMS Requires Enhanced Barrier Precautions in Nursing Homes

New QSO-24-08-NH incorporates Enhanced Barrier Precautions into infection control procedures for MDROs, aligning with nationally accepted standards.

2 months ago

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DOH DAL for Nursing Homes: Biweekly Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Status (As of March 12, 2024)
3 months ago

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Level 3 SAMS Security Access Now Required for All NHSN Users

To complete the upgrade to Level 3 access and resume reporting capabilities, NHSN users should email nhsn@cdc.gov with the subject line “Enhancing Security Data – Level 3.”

3 months ago
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