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Due to the continued COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is providing additional guidance for...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Dialysis Facilities
FDA Updates
08/18/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: SkinGuard24 – All Day Hand Sanitizer by SG24: Recall – Due to Prese...

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

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the agency will resume routine inspections of all Medicare and Medicaid certif...

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

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently made additional updates to its interim return to work criteria for healthcare personn...

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

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is currently tracking an unknown malicious cyber actor who is spoofing the Small Business ...

Sources:
  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations
FDA Updates
08/14/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: The Critical Role of Health Care Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic ...

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

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights is sharing a Federal Bureau of Investigation update about cyber criminals tar...

Sources:
  • Department of Health and Human Services
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) MLN Matters article, COVID-19 Blanket Swing Bed Waiver for Addressing Barriers to Nursing Home Pl...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently updated the health department-reported cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndro...

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics
FDA Updates
08/10/2020

The following is a listing of recent FDA updates and activities: FDA Issues Surgical Masks Umbrella EUA DDAVP Nasal Spray 10 mcg/0.1mL, ...

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

The Agency for Research and Healthcare Quality (AHRQ) has a new safety issue brief, Telediagnosis for Acute Care: Implications for the Quality and Saf...

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  • Miscellaneous
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized Medicare payment rules for inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPF), skilled nursin...

Sources:
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Relevant To:
  • Long Term Care,
  • Behavioral Health,
  • Hospice

The Joint Commission has issued new and revised requirements for the Patient Blood Management Certification Program, effective January 1, 2021.  ...

Sources:
  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers,
  • Dialysis Facilities,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Long Term Care,
  • Ambulatory Care

Notice: OIG ALERT - Postcard Disguised as Official OCR Communication The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights...

Sources:
  • Office of Inspector General
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

As StayAlert! has previously reported, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) Form CMS-R-131 a...

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