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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information for Hospice Providers

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4/2/2020 TNMHOs Recording of the Emergency Billing Updates for COVID-19

4/1/2020 – FAQ Final Hospice Licensure COVID 19

4/1/2020 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Provider Burden Relief Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Palmetto GBA:

Cost Reporting Extensions

COVID-19 Accelerated/Advance Payment Request

 

CMS:

Exceptions and Extensions for Quality Reporting Requirements – Posted 4/1/2020

QSO-20-23-ICF/IID & PRTF – Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IIDs) and Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities (PRTFs)

CMS Hospice Waiver

Fact Sheet: Expansion of the Accelerated and Advance Payments Program for Providers and Suppliers During COVID-19 Emergency

Federal-1135-Waiver-FAQs-032520

CMS Emergency Update Information: To keep current on all emergencies, CMS Guidance and updates

CMS Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partner Toolkit

CMS Announces Relief for Clinicians, Providers, Hospitals and Facilities Participating in Quality Reporting Programs in Response to COVID-19

QSO-20-20-All Prioritization of Survey Activities

QSO-20-16 – CMS Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention Concerning Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) by Hospice Agencies

QSO-20-14-NH – Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in nursing homes (REVISED)

QSO-20-12ALL – Suspension of Survey Activities

QSO-20-17-ALL – Guidance for use of Certain Industrial Respirators by Health Care Personnel

Medicare Fee-For-Service Additional Emergency and Disaster-Related Policies and Procedures That May Be Implemented Only With a § 1135 Waiver

Medicare Fee-For-Service Emergency-Related Policies and Procedures That May Be Implemented Without § 1135 Waivers

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This is a Federal Government must for all providers as part of emergency preparedness plans etc.

TRACIE Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway

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FEMA: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Eligible Protective Measures

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Centers for Disease Control:

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U.S. Dept of Labor: COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Family and Medical Leave Act Questions and Answers

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OSHA

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HIPAA Waiver

Telehealth and HIPAA during the COVID-19

HHS: HIPAA – Discretion Regarding Telehealth

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H.R.6201 – Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Coalition of Hospice Organizations Seek Support from Congress

 

Ancillary National Resources

C-TAC: Coronavirus Resource Hub

STATE

TEXAS RESOURCES

 

TEXAS TRAINING RESOURCES

 

NEW MEXICO RESOURCES

 

ANCILLARY STATE RESOURCES

Texas State Board of Pharmacy

New Mexico Pharmacy Board