CMS COVID-19 Training for Frontline Nursing Home Staff and Managers Updated

Modules 3 and 6 in the Targeted COVID-19 Training for Frontline Nursing Home Staff and Managers at the Quality, Safety & Education Portal (QSEP) online training from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have been updated. Module 3: Cleaning the Nursing Home benefits for nursing home staff: ♦ Module 6: Basic Infection …

May 30 CMS/QIO Webinar: Overcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Payment Challenges

The commercialization of COVID-19 vaccines following the end of the public health emergency has led to vaccine payment challenges for nursing homes. Join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to hear directly from a Medicare payment expert, learn how …

CDC: Implementation of PPE in Nursing Homes to Prevent Spread of MDROs

https://www.cdc.gov/long-term-care-facilities/hcp/prevent-mdro/PPE.html KEY POINTS How to implement personal protective equipment (PPE) use in nursing homes to prevent spread of multi-drug resistant organisms (MDROs). Summary of recent changes Enhanced Barrier Precautions in Nursing Homes – Video, Posters, Pocket Guide Videos Enhanced Barrier Precautions in Nursing Homes Enhanced Barrier Precautions in Nursing Homes …

HHS Office of Civil Rights: Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities Final Rule

AGENCY: Office for Civil Rights, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Final rule and interpretation. SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or the Department) is issuing this final rule regarding …