URGENT: QSO-20-38-NH Revised … Testing Changes Effective Immediately

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

Late the afternoon of Friday, September 10, 2021, CMS posted a revised QSO-20-38-NH.  Note the red ink for the last 2 bullets in this Memorandum Summary:

Other changes in the 12-page Memorandum include:

Be sure to review the entire QSO Memorandum carefully with your team.  I’ve only highlighted the changes above in this blog.

https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-viewis the website you need to reference to determine the frequency of testing within your facility. 

Table 2 in the QSO Memorandum as well as above in the blog show the 4 colors that determine the frequency of testing.

Above the U.S. map on this webpage, you can search for your state and county using the drop-downs behind state/territory and county/metro area.  See my example below: