Updates to Long-Term Care Emergency Regulatory Waivers

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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).