Your Guide to the Latest COVID-19 Recommendations and Resources

We deliver COVID-19 daily updates.

As a healthcare provider, you need quick access to the most recent information and guidance about COVID-19. Regardless of your role or setting, you can find the latest data and recommendations here from the most reliable and relevant sources, including CDC, CMS, and other professional organizations.

We’ve organized this blog post by setting and will continue to update it so that you don’t have to keep searching across multiple web sites for the information you need to know.

Settings

Therapy & Private Practice

Home Health & Home Care

Hospice

Hospitals

Skilled Nursing Facilities

Healthcare Practitioners


Update: April 2, 2020

From the CDC: All U.S. healthcare facilities should begin using PPE contingency strategies now.

New PPE resources from the CDC:

 


Update: April 10, 2020

Reviewing your state’s and payors’ policies on telehealth and e-visits is an essential first step towards offering care remotely. The APTA has released helpful guides to the federal and state COVID-19 waivers as well as payor policies.

APTA Payor Policies on Telehealth

 


Update: April 14, 2020

HHS has begun distribution of provider relief funds to aid industry amid the COVID-19 crisis. Telehealth for therapy providers continues to inch closer to reality as Congress sends letter to HHS Secretary Azar. APTA releases its list of modalities that therapy providers can use during COVID-19.

US Department of Health & Human Services

APTA

 


Update: April 23, 2020

CDC updated guidance: Resources for Hospitals and Healthcare Professionals Preparing for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19
US Department of Labor: OSHA enforcement eased, “good faith” effort required by providers.
CMS updated guidance:Re-Opening Facilities to Provide Non-Emergent Non-COVID-19 Healthcare: Phase I
CMS: Memo issued to SNF: Providers to report COVID infections in 12 hours or face potential fines.
ONC: 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking & the ONC Health IT Certification Program Final Rule
ASHA: Telepractice Resources During COVID-19 for SLPs