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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Issues Blanket Waiver for Inspection, Testing + Maintenance

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a blanket waiver that temporarily modified the inspection, testing and maintenance provisions of the Life Safety Code and Health Care Facilities Code to the extent necessary to permit healthcare facilities to adjust scheduled ITM frequencies and activities required by the LSC and HCFC. Read More …

CMS Issues Directive Requiring Medicare Certified Healthcare Facilities to Implement, Maintain Legionella-Prevention Policies

To reduce cases of Legionnaires’ disease in healthcare facilities, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a directive for Medicare certified healthcare facilities to develop and maintain water management policies and procedures in order to reduce the risk of growth and spread of Legionella and other opportunistic Read More …

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