Goodbye Antigen Testing?
September 14th, 2021
CMS recently published an Interim Final Rule that would effectively transition the entire industry to PCR testing exclusively. The basis for this decision is that antigen tests do not detect an...
NHSN Misunderstood Fields
March 15th, 2021
In working with EasyReporting customers, we've come to realize that not everyone fully understands the values the NHSN is requiring in the Daily Entry. We published a more comprehensive post about all...
NHSN Requires Visitor POC Test Results
March 1st, 2021
Point of Care (POC) Test Reporting Tool:
The following enhancements will be made.
1. Analysis updates:
A line list will be available for POC...
NHSN Daily Entry Fields
February 5th, 2021
The requirement for the "Daily Entry" with the NHSN has gone through four to five massive iterations over the past six months. These fields are constantly changing; sometimes being removed, sometimes...
NHSN tracking COVID-19 vaccinations?
December 16th, 2020
CMS has published updated ICD-10 codes for providers to start using effective January 1st, 2021. This update subsequently aligns with when providers will start rolling out COVID-19 vaccinations. There...