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FDA Updates
04/13/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Takes Important Steps to Increase Racia...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its fiscal year (FY) 2023 Skilled Nursing Facilities Prospective Payment System (SNF...

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

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued new guidance designed to assist organizations in understanding when they shou...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) has announced that seven elements of performance (EPs) within their Home Health Agency (HHA) Accreditation Program have bee...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Home Health

In response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) and under authority set out at section 1135 of the Social Security Act, the Centers for Medi...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility
FDA Updates
04/06/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: Change in Reprocessing Methods with Certain...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is seeking feedback on two requirements of the Health Info...

Sources:
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Joint Commission (TJC) recently addressed a frequently asked question about documentation requirements for the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirem...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission,
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Home Health,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care

A new federal Test to Treat program gives people a fast and easy way to get lifesaving treatment for COVID-19. In this program, people can get tested ...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
04/01/2022

The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities. LeadCare II, LeadCare Plus, and LeadCare Ul...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized and the CDC has recommended a second booster dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or the Moderna COVID-...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration,
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The National Standards Group (NSG), on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), recently issued two guidance letters: Busine...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
03/30/2022

        The following is a listing of recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updates and activities: FDA Limits Use ...

Sources:
  • Food and Drug Administration
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) new COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation (Q&I) Calculator is an online, mobile-friendly too...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published a new toolkit that provides hospital infection prevention programs with a roadmap ...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals