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CDPH Issues Notice on Mandated Fines for Hospitals Not in Compliance With Nurse Staffing Ratios
For CNOs, licensing & certification staff, human resources executives

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued All Facilities Letter 20-04, detailing the new administrative penalties it will enforce for general acute care hospitals that fail to comply with nurse-to-patient staffing ratios, and clarifying certain provisions of the requirements.

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CMS Announces Streamlined Survey and Certification Process for Psychiatric Hospitals
For COOs, licensing & certification staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a streamlined survey and certification process — to begin in March — for psychiatric hospitals, with the goal of ensuring efficient hospital inspections that protect patients while reducing burden for providers.  

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Individual Mandate Penalty Estimator Available From Franchise Tax Board
For CEOs, CFOs, government relations executives

Beginning this year, Californians who don’t have health insurance will be required to pay a penalty. To help consumers understand the penalty they may owe if they forgo qualifying health coverage, the Franchise Tax Board has launched an individual mandate penalty estimator, as well as a penalty fact sheet that can be shared with consumers.

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