Across the country, health care providers are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak, caring for patients and families and preparing facilities for a significant increase in the number of infections. You are stepping up to protect vulnerable patients including seniors, nursing home residents and people with chronic conditions.
The Health Quality Innovation Network (HQIN) is here to support you with the latest information, resources and local updates:
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Current Emergencies web page provides clinical and technical guidance for health care facilities, Medicare and Medicaid billing and coding guidance, survey activities guidance and Medicare and Medicaid coverage and payment guidance related to COVID-19.
Coronavirus.gov, maintained by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), offers the latest information about prevention, symptoms and frequently asked questions about COVID-19. A map of reported cases and specific information for health care professionals is located at the bottom of the page.
The National Rural Health Association offers a variety of resources for rural health care providers.
The Administration for Community Living’s COVID-19 web page offers information and resources for older adults and people with disabilities.
Mental Health America’s COVID-19 Information and Resources web page provides tools and resources for managing anxiety and mental health during the outbreak.
Penn State Project ECHO is hosting a COVID-19 ECHO Series for Healthcare Providers and Administration. CME-eligible sessions begin March 20, 2020 and will highlight emergency preparedness and patient treatment best practices for COVID-19. Registration is required.
Additional timely resources are available at no cost to HQIN members. Not yet a member? Learn more about our support and join today!