Updated Summary of COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers – April 9, 2021

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

I provided you with the latest information on the COVID-19 Emergency Regulatory Blanket Waivers in this April 9, 2021 blog.   CMS also updated its summary of these emergency declaration blanket waivers in a separate document that same day.  You can find that 44-page summary document here.  

Page 17 of the summary shows these cross-outs:

Note that the MDS waiver termination is new as of May 10, 2021 (you’ll find that in QSO-21-17-NH … 1st hyperlink in the initial sentence of this blog) while the PBJ submission waiver was termination last June.

Page 18 shows these cross-outs:

Page 19:

Note on page 16 that the 3-day Prior Hospitalization waiver remains in place at this time.