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CMS Posts Guidance for Implementing New Testing Requirements in Nursing Homes and Labs - Health Care and Life Sciences News

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Posted on: Oct 19, 2020

Intro by Roxanne Hilton, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) issued new guidance for nursing homes and clinical laboratories in the battle against COVID-19. Testing is now mandatory for nursing home staff and residents.
 
A related memo recommends that facilities test patients for antigens as another deterrent against the virus. More information can be found here.

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