Update to COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Specific Providers
Outlines specific temporary emergency declaration blanket waivers issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will end in May-June 2022 for skilled nursing facilities/nursing facilities
(SNFs/NFs), inpatient hospices, intermediate care facilities for individuals with
intellectual disabilities (ICF/IIDs), and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) facilities. Discusses the impact of these waivers on nursing home residents' health and safety.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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