UPDATED STATEWIDE VISITATION WAIVER, AND TESTING AND VACCINATION VERIFICATION GUIDANCE FOR VISITORS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-04-ASC January 18, 2022 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM RESIDENTIAL LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATED STATEWIDE VISITATION WAIVER, AND TESTING AND VACCINATION VERIFICATION GUIDANCE FOR VISITORS RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-04-ASC informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) residential licensees of the Public Health Officer Order of December 31, 2021, which supersedes the August 26, 2021 Requirements for Visitors in Acute Health Care and Long-Term Care Settings.

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ANNOUNCING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES IN THE ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-03-ASC January 18, 2022 PIN 22-03-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ANNOUNCING ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES IN THE ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-03-ASC announces new changes in the Adult and Senior Care Program.

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UPDATE REGARDING THE EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PLAN FORM (LIC 610D) FOR ADULT COMMUNITY CARE FACILITIES

California Department of Social Services PIN 22-01-ASC January 6, 2022 PIN 22-01-ASC TO: ALL ADULT CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: UPDATE REGARDING THE EMERGENCY AND DISASTER PLAN FORM (LIC 610D) FOR ADULT COMMUNITY CARE FACILITIES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 22-01-ASC announces the release of an updated Emergency and Disaster Plan form for Adult Care Facilities.

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2021 CHAPTERED LEGISLATION AFFECTING ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES: SUMMARY AND IMPLEMENTATION

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-52-ASC December 28, 2021 PIN 21-52-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: 2021 CHAPTERED LEGISLATION AFFECTING ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITIES: SUMMARY AND IMPLEMENTATION Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-52-ASC provides a summary of and implementation information for legislation chaptered in 2021 affecting licensed Adult and Senior Care facilities.

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ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITY WORKER CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION AND BOOSTER REQUIREMENTS

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-53-ASC December 28, 2021 Supersedes PIN 21-44-ASC TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ADULT AND SENIOR CARE FACILITY WORKER CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION AND BOOSTER REQUIREMENTS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-53-ASC notifies all Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees of updated COVID19 vaccination and booster requirements for all workers of ASC facilities, pursuant to the State Public Health Officer Order of December 22, 2021 which supersedes the September 28, 2021 Adult Care Facilities and Direct Care Worker Vaccine Requirement.

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GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-21-21 REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) AND THE EXPIRATION OF COVID-19 WAIVERS

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-39.1-ASC December 20, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE LICENSEESALL CONTINUING CARE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY PROVIDERS Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-21-21 REGARDING CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) AND THE EXPIRATION OF COVID-19 WAIVERS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-39.1-ASC supersedes PIN 21-39-ASC, dated August 25, 2021, and notifies Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees and Continuing Care Retirement Community providers that pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order N-21-21, dated November 10, 2021, authority for COVID-19 related waivers was extended and the waivers will expire no later than March 31, 2022, or earlier as determined by California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE ADDITIONAL AND BOOSTER DOSES

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-51-ASC December 15, 2021 TO: ALL ADULT AND SENIOR CARE PROGRAM LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINE ADDITIONAL AND BOOSTER DOSES Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-51-ASC informs Adult and Senior Care (ASC) licensees about the availability of both the third (additional) dose and booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines.

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ESTIMATED SSI/SSP PAYMENT STANDARDS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-23-CCLD November 19, 2021 TO: ALL RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY CARE PROVIDERS Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: ESTIMATED SSI/SSP PAYMENT STANDARDS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022 Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-23-CCLD releases the updated estimated Social Security Income (SSI) and State Supplementary Payment (SSP) payment standards effective January 1, 2022 for Non-Medical Out-of-Home Care (NMOHC) – Licensed Facility or Without In-Kind Room and Board.

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AUTHORITY OF CONSERVATORS AND AGENTS UNDER POWERS OF ATTORNEY RELATED TO RESIDENTS’ RIGHTS

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-48-ASC November 17, 2021 TO: ALL RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY FOR THE ELDERLY LICENSEES Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: AUTHORITY OF CONSERVATORS AND AGENTS UNDER POWERS OF ATTORNEY RELATED TO RESIDENTS’ RIGHTS Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-48-ASC provides guidance regarding the authority of conservators and agents under powers of attorney related to specified residents’ rights.

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CARE PROVIDER MANAGEMENT BUREAU (CPMB) CUSTOMER SERVICE UPDATES AND BACKGROUND CHECK INFORMATION

California Department of Social Services PIN 21-22-CCLD November 15, 2021 PIN 21-22-CCLD TO: ALL CCLD FACILITY LICENSEES AND PROVIDERS Original signed by Kevin Gaines FROM: KEVIN GAINESDeputy DirectorCommunity Care Licensing Division SUBJECT: CARE PROVIDER MANAGEMENT BUREAU (CPMB) CUSTOMER SERVICE UPDATES AND BACKGROUND CHECK INFORMATION Provider Information Notice (PIN) Summary PIN 21-22-CCLD provides updated guidance to individual background check applicants and agencies regarding background check information and updates for Customer Service options.

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