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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

Description
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.
Date
03/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare quality · Hospitals · Infectious diseases · Legislation and regulations · Medicare