Recent Updates - California LTC



CDPH All Facility Letters


Title Facility Type Affected Subject Release Date
AFL 22-02

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Notice of Testing Supply Availability and Distribution Process

Jan. 14, 2022

AFL 21-08.7

General Acute Care Hospitals, Acute Psychiatric Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities

Guidance on Quarantine and Isolation for Health Care Personnel (HCP) Exposed to SARS-CoV-2 and Return to Work for HCP with COVID-19

Jan. 8, 2022

AFL 22-01

All Facilities

Centralization of Program Flexibility Application Process

Jan. 7, 2022

AFL 20-35.6

All Facilities

Suspension of Professional Certification Requirements for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs)

Dec. 31, 2021

AFL 20-57.3

All Facilities

Suspension of Professional Certification Requirements for Home Health Aide Training Programs (HHA Training Programs)

Dec. 31, 2021



CMS Quality & Safety Memos


Title Facility Type Affected Subject Release Date
QSO-22-11-ALL

All

Guidance for the Interim Final Rule - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health C...

Jan. 20, 2022

QSO-22-09-ALL

All

Guidance for the Interim Final Rule - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health C...

Jan. 14, 2022

QSO-22-08-NH

Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Staff Turnover and Weekend Staffing Levels

Jan. 7, 2022

QSO-22-07-ALL

All

Guidance for the Interim Final Rule - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health C...

Dec. 28, 2021

QSO-22-04-ALL

All

Vaccination Regulation: Enforcement of Rule Imposing Vaccine Requirement for Health Care Staff ...

Dec. 2, 2021



DSS Provider Information Notices


Title Subject Summary Release Date
PIN 22-04-ASC

Updated Statewide Visitation Waiver, And Testing And Vaccination Verification Guidance For Visitors Related To Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

PIN 22-04-ASC informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential licensees of the Public Health Office...

Jan. 18, 2022

PIN 22-02-ASC

Informational Call Regarding Infection Prevention: Upcoming COVID-19 Requirements And Guidance

PIN 22-02-ASC announces an upcoming informational call with Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees a...

Jan. 14, 2022

PIN 22-01-ASC

Update Regarding the Emergency and Disaster Plan Form (LIC 610D) for Adult Community Care Facilities

PIN 22-01-ASC announces the release of an updated Emergency and Disaster Plan form for Adult Care F...

Jan. 6, 2022

PIN 21-52-ASC

2021 Chaptered Legislation Affecting Adult and Senior Care Facilities: Summary and Implementation

PIN 21-52-ASC provides a summary of and implementation information for legislation chaptered in 202...

Dec. 28, 2021

PIN 21-53-ASC

Adult and Senior Care Facility Worker Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination and Booster Requirements

PIN 21-53-ASC notifies all Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees of updated COVID- 19 vaccination a...

Dec. 28, 2021