CDPH Issues AFL on Temporary Suspension of Regulatory Enforcement of Hospice Requirement

Dec. 21, 2020

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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued All facilities letter (AFL) 20-47.1,  which provides updated information about the temporary suspension of regulatory enforcement of hospice requirement during the public health emergency.  The current AFL rescinds prior authorization to begin operations based solely on submission of an application and clarifies that a hospice provider seeking initial licensure must receive approval before providing care.