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SDAHO Long-Term Care Weekly Update October 28, 2022

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Updates for this week:  October 28, 2022


  • Another Closure:  Country View Assisted Living Center in Florence will close in mid-November


  • Biden-Harris Administration Strengthens Oversight of Nation’s Poorest-Performing Nursing Homes
  • COVID-19 Focused Infection Control Survey Tool for Acute and Continuing Care Providers and Suppliers
  • CMS Revised Guidance for Staff Vaccination Requirements
  • HHS Invests $13 Million to Grow and Strengthen the Nursing Workforce
  • CDC MMWR Report (10/21) on Staying Up to Date on Vaccines to Protect Healthcare Workers and their Patients
  • SNF Provider Preview Reports
  • Key Provider Relief Fund Deadlines – Returning Funds and RP3 Late Reporting Requests
  • OIG Report Finds HHA Used Multiple Strategies to Respond to COVID
  • Hospice CAHPS Survey Administration Mode Experiments Released
  • CMS Releases Hospice Quality Reporting Program Quarterly Update for 3rd Quarter of 2022
  • CMS All Stakeholder Call on Strategic Plan, Other Initiatives on November 1


  • LeadingAge LTC Coalition Letter to Congress: Prioritize Aging Services Workforce
  • ACL Launches National Center to Strengthen the Direct Care Workforce
  • Employee Retention Credit FAQs Available
  • LeadingAge Voting Resources.


  • Cyber Threat Notice
  • 1 in 10 Older Adults Has Dementia
  • Survey Finds Family Caregivers Feeling Strained

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