Articles: Mark Dellinger

CMS Issues Revised Guidance on Visitation in Nursing Homes

On September 18, 2020, the Consumer Voice announced that effective September 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memo significantly easing visitation restrictions in nursing homes.

The new guidance, which is effective immediately, permits outdoor visitation, indoor visitation, and compassionate care visits and lays out a framework for those visits. CMS notes that this guidance replaces all previous guidance.

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