Revised COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey Tool for Acute and Continuing Care

Title
Revised COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey Tool for Acute and Continuing Care
Memo #
QSO-21-08-NLTC
Posting Date
2020-12-30
Fiscal Year
2021
Summary
• CMS is committed to taking critical steps to ensure America’s health care facilities are prepared to respond to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. • Revised COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey Tool: CMS is making revisions to the non-long term care (NLTC) focused infection control survey tool for acute and continuing care providers to reflect COVID-19 guidance updates, provide clarifications to existing information, and update the appropriate CMS regulatory tag considerations if a citation is warranted.