CMS Revises Enforcement Activities for Infection Control Deficiencies in Nursing Homes
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
- Long Term Care
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services(CMS) has rescinded a previous memorandum (QSO-20-31-ALL), Enhanced Enforcement for Infection Control Deficiencies, and replaced it with revised guidance, Strengthened Enhanced Enforcement for Infection Control Deficiencies. According to CMS, this revised guidance strengthens enforcement efforts for noncompliance with infection control deficiencies in nursing homes.
Changes in the revised guidance include:
- Enhanced enforcement actions t…