Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in Hospitals, Psychiatric Hospitals, and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs): FAQs, Considerations for Patient Triage, Placement, Limits to Visitation and Availability of 1135 Waivers
Provides guidance and support to help hospitals take appropriate action to address potential and confirmed COVID-19 cases. Covers how to mitigate transmission, preparing for community spread, addressing staffing shortages, and patient visitation recommendations. Also covers CMS 1135 waivers of certain hospital/Critical Access Hospital (CAH) requirements related to the COVID-19 national emergency.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Infectious diseases · Legislation and regulations · Medicare