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mumms has compiled a resource list for hospice and palliative care facilities regarding the COVD-19 crisis. 

 

 

Resources for Hospice Care 

CMS Waives Hospice Requirements and Expands Telehealth in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

CMS Guidance for Hospice - https://www.cms.gov/files/document/qso-20-16-hospice.pdf

NHPCO Hospice and Palliative Care Resource Website - https://www.nhpco.org/coronavirus

Summary: The World Health Organization (WHO) will not include a COVID-19 specific Diagnosis Code until their next update for 10/1/2020. Until then the CDC has recommended the following diagnosis codes. CDC Interim Guidance on Diagnosis Codes For Covid-19 Symptoms - https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/icd/ICD-10-CM-Official-Coding-Gudance-Interim-Advice-coronavirus-feb-20-2020.pdf

Intelycare free COVID-19 Training course - https://www.intelycare.com/covid-19/training/

Nurse.com free COVID-19 Training course - https://www.nurse.com/ce/covid-19-covid19

NHPCO Executive Dialogue Webinar -https://www.nhpco.org/executive-dialogue
A Summary of the DIalogue Is Available here

NHPCO Full Resources - https://www.nhpco.org/coronavirus

HHS COVID-19 Planning Check-list - https://www.phe.gov/Preparedness/COVID19/Documents/COVID-19%20Healthcare%20Planning%20Checklist.pdf

1135 Waiver Resource - https://www.nhpco.org/wp-content/uploads/Federal-1135-Waiver-FAQs-032520.pdf

Resources For Telehealth

With the Covid-19 outbreak, clinicians are increasingly turning to telehealth. A summary of the Telehealth Fee_For-Service (FFS) services is included in the link below. Your intermediary may be able to answer any other questions. 

How hospices are using telehealth - https://hospicenews.com/2020/03/22/senate-bill-would-allow-telehealth-for-face-to-face-encounters-pause-sequestration/

Resources For the Workplace

OSHA Guidance on Workplace Safety - https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/


Resources for Patients and Families

CDC Resources for Patients and Families - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/factsheets.html

Resources for Clinician Wellness

  1. Free Yale Course for everyone: The Science of Well-Being - https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being?ranMID=40328&ranEAID=EHFxW6yx8Uo&ranSiteID=EHFxW6yx8Uo-.uLuPn2MieBhuQZx7IMA2Q&siteID=EHFxW6yx8Uo-.uLuPn2MieBhuQZx7IMA2Q&utm_content=10&utm_medium=partners&utm_source=linkshare&utm_campaign=EHFxW6yx8Uo
  2. Free use of Headspace for healthcare professionals - https://www.headspace.com/health-covid-19
  3. Circle K offering free coffee, tea, and polar pops for healthcare workers and first responders with work ID
  4. McDonald's offering a free drink to first responders and healthcare workers with work ID
  5. Burger King offering a free drink to emergency services, health and social care workers with work ID
  6. Starbucks is offering a free beverage to healthcare workers 
  7. Talkspace is donating 1,000 months of free online therapy to medical workers fighting COVID-19 - https://www.talkspace.com/blog/coronavirus-talkspace-donation-healthcare-workers/

 

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