FEDERAL RELIEF AVAILABLE TO LICENSEES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) EMERGENCY

California Department of Social Services PIN 20-17-CCLD July 31, 2020 PIN 20-17-CCLD TO: ALL COMMUNITY CARE FACILITY LICENSEES ALL CHILD CARE LICENSEES ALL CERTIFIED AND APPROVED HOMES OF A FOSTER FAMILY AGENCY Original signed by Pamela Dickfoss FROM: PAMELA DICKFOSS Deputy Director Community Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: FEDERAL RELIEF AVAILABLE TO LICENSEES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) EMERGENCY Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 20-17-CCLD provides information on Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act federal relief that may be available to licensees experiencing economic hardship as a result of the COVID-19 emergency.

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Mitigation Plan Recommendations for Testing of Health Care Personnel (HCP) and Residents at Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)

AFL 20-53.2 From the California Department of Public Health  July 31, 2020 TO: Skilled Nursing Facilities SUBJECT: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Mitigation Plan Recommendations for Testing of Health Care Personnel (HCP) and Residents at Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) (This AFL supersedes AFL 20-53.1) All Facilities Letter (AFL) Summary This AFL provides recommendations from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) for SNFs developing COVID-19 Mitigation Plans.

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CMS unveils new Data Quality Atlas Tool for researchers

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid released a new public online tool called the “Data Quality (DQ) Atlas” allowing individuals to review the quality and usability of Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) Research Identifiable Files (RIF) and determine if the data can meet research needs.   The DQ Atlas builds on the goals of the T-MSIS initiative to improve user understanding of Medicaid and CHIP data and its quality. 

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