https://safetynetalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/cdc.png 193 262 Joseph Steinbock https://safetynetalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/nasnh-logo.png Joseph Steinbock2020-06-01 06:00:232020-05-29 17:27:22Coronavirus Update for May 29, 2020
Coronavirus update for Friday, May 29 as of 2:30 p.m.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- In the past week CMS issued five section 1135 waivers to give states greater flexibility to serve their Medicaid beneficiaries during the COVID-19 public health emergency. It issued waivers to Alaska, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, and Vermont.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- The CDC has issued emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for two specific commercial diagnostic tests for COVID-19 intended for self-collection in the home or in health care settings. Find them here and here.
- The CDC has published information on considerations when preparing for COVID-19 in assisted living facilities.