CDPH and HCAI Commit to Quick Turnaround for Space Waiver Requests
In anticipation of the Feb. 28 termination of the state of emergency, and in recognition of hospitals’ high patient census, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) have committed to quickly acting upon hospitals’ requests for the continuation of space waivers.
CDPH Provides Guidance for General Acute Care Hospitals
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued several new and updated All Facilities Letters (AFLs).
CDPH Provides Updated Guidance for SNFs
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued several new and updated All Facilities Letters (AFLs) for skilled-nursing facilities (SNFs).
CDPH Issues Updated Hospice Licensure Requirements
The California Department of Public Health has issued updated information about hospice agency licensure requirements and oversight.
CDPH Licensing in a Post-Pandemic World
Significant changes impacting hospitals are coming with the governor’s announcement that the COVID-19 State of Emergency will end on February 28, 2023. Many state waivers will end and hospitals will need to plan in order to continue certain practices and operations. Experts from CHA and CDPH will address key issues and take questions during this […]
Register Now for CDPH Leadership Updates and District Sessions Meeting in November
On Nov. 10 from 9 to 11 a.m. (PT), CHA — in conjunction with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) — will host the annual CDPH Leadership Updates and District Sessions meeting.
2022 CDPH Leadership Updates and District Sessions
Don’t miss this annual opportunity to connect with CDPH’s Center for Health Care Quality leadership and your district representatives.
CDPH Updates Requirements for Visitors to Health Care Facilities
After CHA and hospitals began inquiring about visitation to hospitals, on Sept. 15, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a state public health order that changes the requirements for visitors to health care facilities.
Updated FAQs on Staffing Shortages, COVID-19 Surges Now Available
To assist hospitals experiencing a shortage of health care workers or that are challenged in meeting the state’s nurse-to-patient staffing ratio requirements, CHA has updated its FAQs for Hospital Facing Critical Staffing Shortages to clarify certain issues and provide details on questions member hospitals have asked. Also updated are the COVID-19 Surges: Resources for California […]
Clarification on COVID-19 Tests Allocated by State
A Feb. 10 CHA News article noted that the state — via the California Coronavirus Testing Task Force — had allocated 300,000 COVID-19 tests for hospitals, but while the tests were sent directly to the Medical Health Operational Area Coordinators (MHOACs) for each local health jurisdiction based on number of hospital beds, these tests […]