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CMS Rescinds Three Covid 19 Waivers

On April 8, 2021, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services rescinded three Covid 19 waivers. They were:

  • The emergency blanket waivers related to notification of Resident Room or Roommate changes, and Transfer and Discharge notification requirements;
  • The emergency blanket waiver for certain care planning requirements for residents transferred or discharged for cohorting purposes.
  • The emergency blanket waiver of the timeframe requirements for completing and transmitting resident assessment information (Minimum Data Set (MDS).

Reported by the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care


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