Updates to Long-Term Care Emergency Regulatory Waivers

Last night CMS announced the ending of the following emergency regulatory waivers issued in response to COVID-19: The emergency blanket waivers related to notification of resident room or roommate changes, and transfer and discharge notification requirements.The emergency blanket waiver for certain care planning requirements for residents transferred for cohorting purposes.The emergency blanket waiver of the timeframe requirements for completing and transmitting resident assessment information (Minimum Data Set).

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