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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 NHSN Reporting Requirements for Nursing Homes
This brief document details the COVID-19 Reporting data fields with the associated CMS reporting deadlines and frequency.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 06/20/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 20 2022 3:41PM  
Fast Facts about the National Healthcare Safety Network, Part 3: Changing and Reassigning the NHSN Facility Administration
View this third video in a four-part series about accessing and navigating the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN). This recording features Tiffany Langham, MHA, BSN, RN, CPHQ, RAC-CT, CDP, who discusses how to change the facility administrator, reassign the facility administrator prior to resigning from your current facility, attain access at your new facility and update your email address in NHSN and Secure Access Management Services. (Note: Parts 1, 2 and 4 are currently being updated.)
Video    Date Added: 09/16/2021    Date Last Modified: Jun 16 2022 12:32PM  
Fast Facts about the National Healthcare Safety Network, Part 3: Changing/Reassigning the NHSN Facility Administrator
This presentation from the Aug. 25 webinar, NHSN Fast Facts: Part 3, covers how to change the facility administrator, reassign the facility administrator prior to resigning from your current facility, attain access at your new facility and update your email address in NHSN and Secure Access Management Services. (Note: Parts 1, 2 and 4 are being updated.)
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/20/2021    Date Last Modified: Jun 16 2022 12:33PM  
How to Pull NHSN Reports
This video demonstrates how to generate National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reports.
Video    Date Added: 04/03/2022    Date Last Modified: Apr 4 2022 4:41PM  
How to Pull NHSN Reports
Use this document to learn how to generate data sets, select variables and display, save and export reports in NHSN.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 04/04/2022    Date Last Modified: Apr 4 2022 4:41PM  
I Have Errors in NHSN. What Should I Do?
This document outlines several steps to trial before submitting a helpdesk ticket to NHSN.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 06/21/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 21 2022 1:26PM  
Long-term Care Facility COVID-19 Module Resources
View this CDC website for guidance on the Surveillance Reporting Pathways and Point-of-Care Test Reporting Tool, including data collection forms, uploading data resources and trainings. In addition, refer to CMS FAQs, COVID-19 Updates and the CMS Reporting Requirements with the associated reporting deadlines.
Web link    Date Added: 10/14/2021    Date Last Modified: Oct 14 2021 12:11PM  
Long-term Care Facility Weekly Healthcare Personnel and Resident COVID-19 Vaccination Data Reporting Resources
View this CDC website for instructions on collecting and reporting HCP and resident COVID-19 vaccinations into NHSN. Provided also are data collection forms, training slide sets and videos, and additional supporting resources.
Web link    Date Added: 10/14/2021    Date Last Modified: Oct 14 2021 12:10PM  
LTC Connect: Up to Speed – NHSN Updates
This June 16, 2022, LTC Connect recording features TMF QIN-QIO subject-matter experts reviewing recent updates to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) reporting system, including changes to the data that facilities are asked to report in the COVID-19 Pathway and Vaccination modules.
Video    Date Added: 06/21/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 22 2022 9:56AM  
NHSN Basic Training, Part 2
TMF created these brief videos for National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) basic training for nursing homes. Part 2 explains how to obtain the Level 3 Secure Access Management Services (SAMS) Grid Card, and how to add and delete users in NHSN. Also, look on this page for the accompanying PowerPoint (PDF) with important links and resources. (Note: Parts 1, 3 and 4 are being updated.)
Video    Date Added: 03/23/2022    Date Last Modified: Jun 16 2022 12:42PM  
Nursing Home COVID-19 Public Data
Staff at nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities can access the public data reports for the Nursing Home COVID-19 Long-Term Care Facility Module. This module includes resident impact, facility capacity, staff and personnel, supplies and personal protective equipment and ventilator capacity and supply data elements, which are updated weekly. The positivity rates of COVID-19 in each county is updated bi-weekly.  
Web link    Date Added: 11/15/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 16 2022 1:51PM