CMS last week updated its infection control guidance for home health agencies participating in Medicare and Medicaid and for religious non-medical health care institutions participating in Medicare. The home health updates include additional information about CMS waivers and regulations; Centers for Disease and Control guidance for optimizing personal protective equipment; CDC return-to-work criteria for health care personnel with confirmed or suspected COVID-19; and recommendations for home health personnel who care for patients in assisted and independent living facilities

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