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How Nursing Homes Will Receive Important Information from CMS

Jun 01, 2020

The purpose of this communication is to inform you that CMS will utilize the CASPER Shared folders to communicate important information regarding findings of noncompliance with the requirement to report COVID-19 data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).  This includes the CMS 2567 and Enforcement Notices.  You will not receive a notice if you are found in compliance with the reporting requirement.

Additional resources to assist you with this reporting requirement:

CMS memo (QSO 20-29-NH) and FAQs on new reporting requirement

LTCF COVID19 Module webpage Visit this website before submitting questions to the NHSN help desk

Enrollment help: or If you still need help with enrollment/data submission, contact  “LTCF” in the subject line

To correct facility type:

To change/update your NHSN facility administrator:


Division of Nursing Homes

Quality, Safety & Oversight Group

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services



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