CMS posts LTC survey process update

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CMS posted an update to the LTC Survey Process on Monday, January 4, 2021.  The Revision History for LTC Survey Process Documents and Files shows these additions to the Survey Resources folder: You’ll find the Survey Resources folder beneath Downloads on the update page (see link above chart). Subscribers to Briggs’ LTC Survey Guide -1766 and Briggs’ … Read More

CMS updates LTC survey process documents

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Late last week, CMS posted updates to 2 components of the survey process: #1 is a regulatory reference correction found in both the Word and PDF versions of CMS-20054.  These are found in the LTC Survey Pathways .zip file. #2 is also a regulatory reference correction found in the COVID-19 Focused Survey … Read More

National training program to strengthen nursing home infection control practices

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Just announced today (August 25, 2020), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is implementing an unprecedented national nursing home training program for frontline nursing home staff and nursing home management. The training is designed to equip both frontline caregivers and their management with the knowledge they need to … Read More

Recent updated COVID-19 guidance

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The CDC updated the Preparing for COVID-19 in Nursing Homes website on June 25, 2020 The CDC also updated Clinical Questions about COVID-19 (Health Care Workers) on June 28, 2020.  This website does not provide a summary of what’s new so please check it out and bookmark for future reference. In Case You Missed … Read More