ALTSA Dear Provider Letter NH #2020-022

ALTSA Dear Provider Letter NH #2020-022

CMS/CDC infection control guidance, additional blanket waiver authorized by CMS, QSO-20-25-NH COVID-19 transfer/discharge scenarios, and GOVERNOR PROCLAMATION 20-44

NH #2020-022

The purpose of this letter is to provide information regarding:

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) infection control guidance issued April 2, 2020;
  • An updated CMS 1135 waiver;
  • A QSO memo released by CMS on April 13, 2020; and
  • A new proclamation from the office of the Governor related to the COVID-19 outbreak.




Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN
Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services

c: 360-691-9281