CMS - COVID-19 Survey Activities, CARES Act Funding, Enhanced Enforcement for Infection Control Deficiencies, and QI Activities in NHs Memo

Lisa Volk and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

CMS Memo released today: QSO-20-32-NH (PDF) 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to taking critical steps to ensure America’s nursing homes are prepared to respond to the threat caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. • Nursing Home COVID-19 Information: CMS will post COVID-19 data submitted by facilities via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). The information will be posted on June 4th, 2020 at the following locations: • A link to the information in the “Spotlight” section of the Nursing Home Compare home page. • The information will also be available at https://data.cms.gov/Covid19-nursing-home-data 

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

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

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