IHCA COVID-19 Provider Call 4/28/20 – Links


CMS QSO 20-19-ESRD – Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in Dialysis Facilities – updated 3/30/20

CARES Act FAQs (See Question 54 regarding relief payment to individuals provided by section 2201 of the CARES Act) – 4/13/20

IHCA Webinar: Managing COVID-19 in LTC – A Members Perspective – webinar scheduled for 4/30/20; click on link to register


CDC Strategies to Mitigate Healthcare Personnel Staffing Shortages – 4/13/20

Employee Return to Work Criteria – 4/24/20

Emergency Management County Coordinators – Contact regarding PPE and testing needs – 3/26/20

AHCA/NCAL Education: Temporary Nurse Aide Training

AHCA/NCAL – Tips on Supporting Staff During the COVID-19 Pandemic– 4/27/20


CMS QSO-20-18-HHA – Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention Concerning COVID-19 in Home Health Agencies– posted 4/16/20

CMS QSO 20-28-NH – Nursing Home Five Star Quality Rating system updates, Nursing Home Staff Counts and FAQs – 4/24/20

CMS – QSO-20-20-ALL – Prioritization of Survey Activities– 3/23/20

Telligen: Quick Guide to Implementing Telehealth in Nursing Homes During the COVID-19 Pandemic -4/24/20

AHCA/NCAL Update #48: LTC Facility Documentation During COVID-19 – 4/23/20

CMS-QSO-20-26-NH – Upcoming Requirements for Notification of Confirmed COVID-19 Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes – 4/19/20

IHCA Webinar: Liability in the Time of COVID-19 – webinar scheduled for 5/6/20; click link to register

IDPH PPE Shortage Order – updated 4/25/20

CMP Grant Resources

CMP Application for Communicative Technology Requests FAQs – 4/28/20

CMP Reinvestment Application COVID-19 Communicative Technology Request– 4/28/20

COVID-19 Communicative Technology Application Approval Letter – 4/28/20

For additional information, contact: Kera Oestreich, koestre@dhs.state.ia.us


FAQ Call Recordings (requires member login)

IHCA Media Statement – Iowa’s Senior Health Care Workers Need Our Support – 4/24/20