AHCA: COVID-19 Update | CMS Memo on Nursing Home Visitors

Jackie Pappalardi and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

CMS released a new QSO memo (20-39-NH) that greatly improves the ability for nursing home residents to receive visitors. In short, it allows for more outdoor and indoor visits, including parameters where indoor visits are required to be permitted. CMS also announced ...

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Revision to the DOH: Health Advisory on Family Visitation for Nursing Homes

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

NYSHFA participated today on a call with the Department of Health to discuss changes in the Revised Skilled Nursing Facility Visitation requirements announced in the September 17, 2020 Health Advisory. https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/protecting-public-health-all-new-yorkers#long-term-care-facilities . Several revisions are listed below ...

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NYS DOH MDS Update

Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

CMS is delaying the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 v1.18.1 release, which had been scheduled for October 1, 2020, in response to stakeholder concerns. The MDS item sets are used by Nursing Home and Swing Bed providers to collect and submit patient data to CMS. This MDS data informs payment, quality, and the survey process ...

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NYSHFA/NYSCAL Extra Town Hall Call – September 22nd

in Clinical & Quality

NYSHFA-NYSCAL will be hosting an extra Town Hall Call to answer your questions and concerns about general and professional liability. This Town Hall will take place on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 11:00 am. Josephine Bottitta from OneGroup will be our guest speaker ...

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