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CMS: Pandemic relief to nursing homes tied to infection control training, weekly testing
Jul 24, 2020
To qualify for CARES Act funds, eldercare facilities must take part in CMS’s online COVID-19 training program. The agency also expects to require weekly staff testing in certain cases.
CMS creating infection control course for Final Rule compliance
Mar 27, 2018
A new, multi-day course is being designed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid to help nursing homes prepare for an infection preventionist requirement included in the revised Final Rules of participation.