Federal bill returning temporary nurse aide waiver gets new life
Jan 26, 2023
A bill that would allow non-certified nurse aides to work in nursing homes longer than four months has been reintroduced in the House of Representatives.
Clinical briefs for Friday, Oct. 7
Oct 07, 2022
States get needed nurse aide waiver relief, but workers’ fate uncertain … Long-term care may be included in CMS’s proposed healthcare provider directory … Moderna’s bivalent COVID booster superior...
CMS to expedite review of CLIA waivers for COVID-19 point-of-care tests
Jul 16, 2020
Nursing homes will be required to have Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) waivers to perform COVID-19 point-of-care tests. As a result, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is working...
CMS waives some requirements for wildfire-impacted SNFs
Dec 18, 2017
Agency offers blanket waiver in Southern California
Provider organization won’t seek waiver to rule on employee insurance
Jun 21, 2011
A leading long-term care provider organization said it would not seek a waiver for its members on mandated employee health insurance under a provision of the Affordable Care Act.
Extension for Medicaid privatization scheme in Florida under CMS review
Aug 26, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently agreed to review a research and demonstration waiver for a controversial Medicaid privatization scheme in five Florida counties, but it has not granted...