CDC National Healthcare Safety Network Adds Point of Care Laboratory Reporting Pathway to Long-Term Care COVID-19 Module

Published: 10/19/2020

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) has added a Point of Care Laboratory Reporting Pathway within the NHSN Long-Term Care COVID-19 Module. This added capability enables CMS-certified long-term care facilities to meet the Department of Health and Human Services’ requirement to report SARS-CoV-2 point-of-care antigen test data, and other on-site COVID-19 laboratory testing data.

The new NHSN pathway creates a single, standardized repor

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