Upcoming Requirements for Notification of Confirmed COVID-19 (or COVID19 Persons under Investigation) Among Residents and Staff in NHs

Jackie Pappalardi and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

On April 19, 2020 CMS released the attached memo outlining requirements for the notification of confirmed COVID-19 (or COVID19 Persons under Investigation) among residents and staff in Nursing Homes. CMS expects to release the requirements by the end of this week. NYSHFA is working closely on the implementation details with American Healthcare Association who expects to release guidelines and templates as soon as possible.

https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-26-nh.pdf 

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15