CMS Revises Guidelines for COVID testing and Nursing Home Visitation

CMS issued memos on May 8, 2023 regarding guidance for visitation in nursing homes and COVID-19 testing in nursing homes. The memos are Ref: QSO-20-39-NH (nursing home visitation) and Ref: QSO-20-38-NH (nursing home COVID-19 testing). Previous memos regarding these nursing home topics issued in 2020 during the pandemic have been either revised or expired as of the end of the Public Health Emergency declaration on May 11, 2023.


Please go to the CMS site to retrieve the memos for additional information.