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Dec. 6 & 7: Behavioral Health Care Symposium – 2021 Forward Motion: Moving a Crisis Into Action Dec. 15: Workplace Violence Prevention: Keeping Our Patients and Staff Safe Jan. 7: Disaster Preparedness Reform — Messaging Framework for Modernizing Seismic Standards The Hospital Quality Institute’s “Care for the Caregiver” webinar is available as an on-demand recording. […]

CDPH Updates Guidance on Hospital-to-Skilled-Nursing Facility Care Transitions 

The California Department of Public Health has issued updated guidance about the admission and readmission of patients and residents to skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs) during seasonal surges and the COVID-19 public health emergency.   All Facilities Letter (AFL) 20-87.1 updates previous guidance addressing related SNF policies for testing and quarantine of admissions and re-admissions, including consideration of vaccination status. The […]

Updated COVID-19 Surge FAQs & Resources for California Hospitals

Communities with low vaccination rates, waning immunity, and indoor gatherings pose the potential for additional surges of patients with COVID-19 who need hospital care. As hospitals and health systems continue to care for patients during this pandemic, CHA has updated its FAQs and links to help inform the surge response to challenges such as staffing and space.  In particular, the […]

Reminder: Provider Relief Fund Reporting Grace Period Ends Nov. 30 

CHA reminds hospitals that the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting grace period for Reporting Period 1 ends Nov. 30.  In September, the Health Resources and Services Administration gave providers who received more than $10,000 in PRF funds between April 30 and June 30, 2020, until Nov. 30, 2021, to comply with the original reporting requirements before recouping the funds or taking […]