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Emergency blanket waivers come to halt and other compliance tips

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on April 7 issued an update to the COVID-19 emergency declaration blanket waivers for specific providers.

CMS officials say they will continue to review the need for existing emergency blanket waivers issued in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. However, it found over the past two-plus years that skilled nursing facilities/nursing facilities (SNF/NF), inpatient hospices, intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ICF/IID), and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) facilities have developed policies or other practices that mitigate the need for certain waivers.

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