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HHS Announces $2B in Infection Control Incentive Payments
The performance-based incentive payments represent $2 billion of the $5 billion SNF Infection Control Distribution from the Provider Relief Funds. HHS will measure nursing homes on two outcomes: Ability to keep new COVID infection rates low ...
Provider Relief Funds Application Opens to Private Pay Assisted Living
HHS indicates that it considers the term "assited living facility" to include those providers who are state-licensed or certified and provide assisted living-type services even if the state doesn't call them "assisted living." Private pay assisted living(AL) and nursing homes providers must ...
More Providers Eligible to Apply for Relief Funds.
It’s official HHS has opened the Provider Relief Funds application process to the following Medicare providers (this list includes some newly eligible categories of providers): Medicare providers who missed the June 3 deadline to apply for a second Provider Relief ...
New & Extended Provider Relief Fund Opportunities
"Reopening" to Visitors: A Review of CMS and States' Guidance to Nursing Homes
On March 13, CMS issued a memo that drastically changed the way nursing homes operated. In response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic, CMS directed nursing homes to restrict all visitors to the nursing home, including non-essential visiting healthcare workers, ...