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CMS Interim Final Rule - COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization Requirements for Residents and Staff

On May 11, 2021, CMS published an interim final rule with comment period (IFC). This rule establishes Long-Term Care (LTC) Facility Vaccine Immunization Requirements for Residents and Staff. This includes new requirements for...

CMS COVID-19 Nursing Home Visitation- REVISED

Revised April 27, 2021, CMS issued new guidance for visitation in nursing homes during COVID-19. The guidance provides reasonable ways a nursing home can safely facilitate in-person visitation to address the psychosocial needs of residents...


UPDATED: Policies & Procedures Manual for Home Health Care

Updated in March 2021, this manual provides an operational template for new start-up home care agencies looking to refresh the way they operate and home care agencies seeking Medicare certification and/or accreditation with ACHC, CHAP or The Joint Commission..

Mandatory January 2021: Renewed ABN

Beginning January 1, 2021, the renewed ABN, Form CMS-R-131, will be mandatory for use.


Updated: Nursing Services Policy and Procedure Manual

Updated in December 2020 the newest update features an overhaul to the Diabetes Care section. In an effort to help your facility remain compliant to evolving concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, the earlier update in 2020 covered revised PPE considerations and COVID-19 policies and procedures.

NEW Second Edition: Job Descriptions for Long-Term Care Facilities

Updated in October 2020, The Job Descriptions for Long-Term Care Facilities will save facilities valuable time and resources, while helping them meet OSHA and ADA requirements. 


NEW & NOW AVAILABLE: Opioid Stewardship Toolkit

Developed in partnership with ASCP and MED-PASS, this new toolkit is a comprehensive look at the opioid crisis in America, and what pharmacists can do to positively impact patients and prescribers.

Monoclonal Antibody Treatment in Senior Care Environment

Two investigational SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibody treatments, bamlanivimab and casirivimab plus imdevimab are now available through Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA ..


UPDATED: Policies & Procedures Manual for Hospice

Updated in March 2021, this manual has been designed and written to provide a comprehensive operational template for new and existing hospice agencies..


Access MED-PASS Assisted Living Documents in a Web-Based Application!

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