COVID-19 vaccines for moderately to severely immunocompromised people
October 14, 2021The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their information on COVID-19 vaccines for moderately to severely immunocompromised people. CDC also answered additional questions in the “Frequently Asked Questions” section regarding the difference between an additional dose and a booster shot and whether an immunocompromised person should receive both an additional dose and a booster shot.
Federal vaccine rules expected to be released soon
October 14, 2021The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Interim Final Rule was sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for final review on Oct. 8, while the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) final rule, COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard Rulemaking, was sent to OMB Oct. 12.
HUD issues round four COVID-19 supplemental payments FAQ and form
October 14, 2021The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued the frequently asked questions and the draft request form for round four of the COVID-19 supplemental payments.
HUD posts second interim report on IWISH and extends NSPIRE demo until 2023
October 7, 2021HUD shares new report and continues demonstration for NSPIRE.
Housing task force meeting discusses opportunities for assisted living as medical assistance benefit in CHC
October 7, 2021LeadingAge PA hosted a call with Brendan Harris, UPMC’s vice president of Community HealthChoices (CHC), about upcoming housing-related plans.
LeadingAge PA partner ECRI shares follow-up resources to Monday’s Member Update call
October 7, 2021ECRI shares three resources as follow-up to Monday's Member Update call.
HUD will require owners to notify at-risk residents of emergency rental assistance
October 7, 2021https://www.hud.gov/press/press_releases_media_advisories/HUD_No_21_167