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Skilled Nursing Reopening to Visitors: Key Questions for Revising Your Visitor Policies and Procedures from CMS

[06/25/20]

Posted on June 25, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Published by: Hall Render

Skilled nursing facilities (“SNFs”) are facing many challenges as they reopen their communities to visitors. State health departments are issuing guidance on outdoor SNF visits and phased reopening of businesses. On June 24, 2020, CMS released visitor guidance in the form of several pages of FAQs “Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Nursing Home Visitation”... READ MORE

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Reimagining Skilled Nursing Infection Control: Five Key Areas of Focus from the CDC

[06/18/20]

Posted on June 18, 2020 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Published by: Hall Render

Skilled nursing facilities (“SNFs”) are facing many challenges as their residents and staff encounter COVID-19. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) and state departments of health have focused on infection control surveys, programs, and prevention. This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Preparedness and Response... READ MORE

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Today in Washington – June 9, 2020: COVID-19 Updates

[06/09/20]

Posted on June 9, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Tuesday, June 9 Update Our Federal Advocacy Team is dedicated to providing frequent COVID-19 updates as they develop. Going forward, these updates will be distributed as developments warrant instead of nightly. These updates along with other resources can be found ​on the COVID-19 ​Resource ​Center page ​of Hall Render’s website​. Note – ​we believe this is... READ MORE

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Reimagining Skilled Nursing Compliance Programs: Five Key Areas of Focus from the DOJ

[06/09/20]

Posted on June 9, 2020 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Published by: Hall Render

Skilled nursing facilities (“SNFs”) are facing many challenges as their residents and staff encounter COVID-19 diagnosis, care and testing. During the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS and state departments of health have issued and revised interim final regulations, waivers, quality care directives, orders and multiple guidance memos. In early June 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice... READ MORE

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Today in Washington – June 4, 2020: COVID-19 Updates

[06/04/20]

Posted on June 4, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Thursday, June 4 Update Our Federal Advocacy Team is dedicated to providing frequent COVID-19 updates as they develop. Going forward, these updates will be distributed as developments warrant instead of nightly. These updates along with other resources can be found ​on the COVID-19 ​Resource ​Center page ​of Hall Render’s website​. Note – ​we believe this is... READ MORE

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Today in Washington – June 2, 2020: COVID-19 Updates

[06/02/20]

Posted on June 2, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Tuesday, June 2 Update Our Federal Advocacy Team is dedicated to providing frequent COVID-19 updates as they develop. Going forward, these updates will be distributed as developments warrant instead of nightly. These updates along with other resources can be found ​on the COVID-19 ​Resource ​Center page ​of Hall Render’s website​. Note – ​we believe this is... READ MORE

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Today in Washington – May 28, 2020: COVID-19 Updates

[05/28/20]

Posted on May 28, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Thursday, May 28 Update Our Federal Advocacy Team is dedicated to providing frequent COVID-19 updates as they develop. Going forward, these updates will be distributed as developments warrant instead of nightly. These updates along with other resources can be found ​on the COVID-19 ​Resource ​Center page ​of Hall Render’s website​. Note – ​we believe this is... READ MORE

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HHS Distributing $4.9B in COVID-19 CARES Funding Relief to Skilled Nursing Facilities – Five Actions to Take Now

[05/22/20]

Posted on May 22, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News, Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Published by: Hall Render

The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced that it will begin to deliver nearly $4.9 billion from the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Provider Relief Fund (sometimes referred to as the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund) on May 22, 2020 to skilled nursing facilities (“SNFs”). Purpose? HHS intends for SNFs to... READ MORE

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Today in Washington – May 19, 2020: COVID-19 Updates

[05/19/20]

Posted on May 19, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Tuesday, May 19 Update Our Federal Advocacy Team is dedicated to providing frequent COVID-19 updates as they develop. Going forward, these updates will be distributed as developments warrant instead of nightly. These updates along with other resources can be found ​on the COVID-19 ​Resource ​Center page ​of Hall Render’s website​. Note – ​we believe this is... READ MORE

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Today in Washington – May 15, 2020: COVID-19 Updates

[05/15/20]

Posted on May 15, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Friday, May 15 Recap Our Federal Advocacy Team is dedicated to providing frequent COVID-19 updates as they develop. Going forward, these updates will be distributed as developments warrant instead of nightly. These updates along with other resources can be found ​on the COVID-19 ​Resource ​Center page ​of Hall Render’s website​. Note – ​we believe this is... READ MORE

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