CMS bans most visits to nursing homes, waives three-day stay rule in Coronavirus battle

Ken BellLTC News

Skilled Nursing News (03/14/2020) – The federal government late Friday formally issued new guidance prohibiting all non-essential visits to nursing homes, while also waiving the three-day hospital stay requirement for subsequent Medicare skilled nursing coverage, as officials look to blunt the effects of the novel coronavirus on elderly Americans. Full story »