The Quality Safety & Oversight Memo QSO-21-14-ICF-IID-PRTF (PDF) was issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The memo:
- Reviews guidance for visitation in ICF/IIDs during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The document provides ways an ICF/IID can more safely facilitate in-person visitation and address the psychosocial needs of residents.
- Encourages a person-centered approach to visits, when possible.
- Visitation types and the expectations surrounding each type.
- Survey considerations.
- Available resources.