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October 27, 2020

October 27, 2020

Oct. 27th COVID-19 Update

Latest updates for providers of LTPAC and senior services.

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October 27, 2020

State and Federal Government Roll Out COVID-19 Vaccination Plans

Information about both programs and their interplay.

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October 27, 2020

Deadline for Enrollment in the Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program Is Oct. 30th

Independent housing providers are encouraged to enroll, although it is not clear that independent housing will be included in the final vaccination program.

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October 27, 2020

DOH Clarifies Guidance on False Positive Antigen Tests and Work Exclusion

On an association call on Oct. 22nd, DOH responded to questions posed by LeadingAge NY related to the exclusion of staff from work in three different scenarios: after positive antigen tests, asymptomatic with community exposure, and presentation with common cold symptoms.

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October 27, 2020

Rapid Molecular COVID-19 Test Is Focus of New DOH Guidance

The new guidance addresses the Abbott ID NOW rapid molecular test for COVID-19 and the need for confirmatory testing under certain circumstances.

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October 27, 2020

Nursing Homes Conducting Point-of-Care Testing Must Report COVID-19 Results Through NHSN

HHS has revised prior guidance to require nursing home limited service labs that are conducting point-of-care COVID-19 tests to report results via NHSN. Reporting to New York's ECLRS is also required.

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October 27, 2020

LeadingAge Survey: Cases, Isolation, Financial Strain in Affordable Senior Housing

A national survey of senior housing providers finds COVID-19 cases in a majority of communities, and that financial strain and resident social isolation are key concerns.

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October 27, 2020

OMIG Regulations Adopted

Regulations expand penalties for overpayments and compliance program failures.

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October 27, 2020

Home Care Cost Report Due on Oct. 31st

LHCSAs, CHHAs, and FIs should attend this week's outreach session on Wed., Oct. 28th.

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October 27, 2020

Congress Introduces Bill to Allow Home Health Telehealth Reimbursement

Advocacy needed! The Home Health Emergency Access to Telehealth Act would authorize Medicare reimbursement for home health telehealth during a public health emergency with certain guardrails in place.

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