LeadingAge National Sends Letter to Domestic Policy Council, CMS and CDC Regarding Visitation

LeadingAge National Sends Letter to Domestic Policy Council, CMS and CDC Regarding Visitation

COVID-19 vaccines are the most significant development of the pandemic. It is time for nursing home visitation policies to catch up. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) established visitation restrictions in March and revised them in September. Thanks to the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care, most nursing home residents are fully or nearly fully vaccinated. Increasing numbers of staff are as well. The balance between caution and isolation has tipped.  See full letter here.

 

Questions? 

Contact:

Laura Hofmann, MSN, RN – Director of Clinical and Nursing Facility Regulatory Services
c: 425-231-4804

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