CMS Issues Update to Public Health Emergency-related Waivers of Nurse Aide Training Competency and Evaluation Requirements

Published: 08/29/2022

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care

In April 2022 the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memorandum that listed waiver terminations for several COVID-19 related waivers because the agency no longer deemed them necessary in light of the current state of the pandemic and public health emergency. Providers were expected to take immediate steps to return to compliance with the reinstated requirements, according to timeframes outlined in the memorandum.

As a part of the memorandum, the waiver, Training an

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