IHCA COVID-19 Provider Call 3/31/20 – Links

The following online COVID-19 resources were referenced during the 3/31/20 IHCA Provider call:


Testing Resources

Mobile Sites – 3/31/20



IHCA FAQs, PPE, Exposure, Screening and Testing – 3/31/20

IHCA Simple PPE Calculator – 3/31/20

CDC Burn Rate Calculator – 3/31/20

Telehealth Communications and HIPAA Guidance– 3/31/20

IDPH Guidance for Iowans to Sew Homemade Masks for Healthcare Providers – 3/31/20

IDPH Guidance for Face Mask/Respirator Extended Use and Re-use – 3/31/20


Regulatory Guidance

HIPPA Privacy and Novel Coronavirus – 3/31/20

US Department of Health & Human Services: Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During COVID-19 – 3/31/20

CMS Memo Regarding Section 1135 Flexibilities Requested in March 24, 2020 Communication – 3/31/20

CMS – COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers – 3/31/20

AHCA – CMS Issues Blanket Regulatory Waivers – 3/31/20

DIA Information Required for AL Infection Control Survey– 3/31/20


IDHS Information Letter 2119-MC-FFS-CVC – Update to Billing Services Related to Coronavirus – 3/19/20

Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Assistance in Response to the Coronavirus – 3/30/20

CMS Fact Sheet: Expansion of the Accelerated and Advance Payments Program for Providers and Suppliers During COVID-19 Emergency – 3/30/20


Response Resources

DIA COVID-19 Notification Process for Health Facilities – 3/31/20


DOL – Families First Coronoavirus Act FAQ – Exempts Health Care Providers – See FAQ Number 56 – 3/31/20


AHCA Sample Template Press Statement and Talking Points for Non-Impacted Facilities – 3/16/20

IHCA Media Statement Regarding New Federal Government Long-Term Care Visitation Guidance for COVID-19– 3/14/20

IHCA Crisis Response Communications Toolkit – 3/20/20 (requires login)