CMS MEMO March 4, 2020 (QSO-20-13)

CMS is committed to the protection of patients and residents of healthcare facilities from the spread of infectious disease. This memorandum responds to questions received and provides guidance for hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) in addressing the COVID-19 outbreak and minimizing transmission to other individuals. Specifically, it addresses FAQs related to optimizing patient placement, with the goal of addressing the needs of the individual patient while protecting other patients and healthcare workers.

Read the memo.