Home Health COVID-19 Resources

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COVID-19 RESPONSE TOOLKIT

To report positive patient test for COVID-19: Notify DIA by calling 515-242-5202 which is the Complaint Division who will take the information, or you can email Barb Rasmussen at: barbara.rasmussen@dia.iowa.gov

HH Crisis Response Kit (requires login)

FREQUENTLY USED RESOURCES

Regulatory Relief

IHCA COVID-19 Regulatory Relief Summary – last updated 4/24/20 (requires login)

NAHC: Regulatory and Statutory Considerations – 4/9/20

Provider Conference Calls

IHCA All Provider Conference Call – COVID-19 Weekly Update
Every Tuesday | 10 a.m.
Call-in code to be emailed to providers on Mondays prior to call.
Members can also login to our Member Portal to get the call-in code 
here.

ICHC Home Health Provider Conference Call – COVID-19 Bi-Weekly Update
Next call is Thursday, May 14 | 2 p.m.
Call-in code to be emailed to providers  prior to call.
Members can also login to our Member Portal to get the call-in code 
here.

IHCA COVID-19 Provider Update Call Recordings – (requires login)

IHCA COVID-19 Provider Update Call Links – 5/12/20

ICHC Webinar Materials

Home Health and COVID-19 PowerPoint – posted 4/16/20

CMS QSO-20-18-HHA– posted 4/16/20

MS: Home Health Agencies: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19 –posted 4/16/20

IME Informational Letter No. 2126-MC-FFS-D-CVD – posted 4/16/20

RESOURCES BY TOPIC

Admissions & Discharges Child Care Communications Disinfectants & Hand Hygiene Emergency Preparedness Planning

Emergency Preparedness Planning

NAHC Coronavirus Home Care and Hospice Checklist – 3/17/20

Pandemic Policy – This resource was donated by an ICAL member

Focused Infection Control Survey Infection Control PPE Regulatory Guidance Reimbursement Response Resources Staffing Legal Guidance Training Resources Testing Resources Webinars Bulletin Articles

Bulletin Articles

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Update – 5/6/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Update – 4/29/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Update – 4/22/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Update – 4/15/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Update – 4/8/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Update – 4/1/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Update – 3/25/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Update for the Week – 3/18/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19 Resources for Members – 3/11/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: COVID-19: What You Need to Know – 3/4/20 (requires login)

IHCA Member Bulletin: Additional Coronavirus Resources – 2/26/20 (requires login)

RESOURCES BY SOURCE

Local Health Department Iowa Department of Public Health Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals Iowa Department of Human Services Center for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services National Association for Home Care & Hospice Additional Resources