CMS Updates COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey Tool for Acute and Continuing Care Providers and Suppliers

Published: 02/09/2022

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to review the existing flexibilities, waivers, and survey guidance issued in response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (PHE).

COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey Tool:

CMS developed the focused infection control (FIC) survey and tool at the beginning of the PHE to help surveyors and facilities absorb the critical infection prevention and control practices for combating COVID-19. Based on st

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