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LeadingAge Ohio Member COVID-19 Update - Shared screen with speaker view
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01:03:50
Barbara I just unmuted you
Stephanie DeWees
01:23:26
We are providing Infection Control Survey tips in our alerts, we hope you will share those with your interdisciplinary teams.
Stephanie DeWees
01:24:48
ODH clarified that CMS is doing calls to ensure nursing homes are aware and doing NHSN reporting. This was not clarified in the bulletin yesterday.
Jen Taylor
01:26:42
here is the link to the Responsible RestartOhio Ohio document Kathryn mentioned for Assisted Living Facilities & Intermediate CareFacilities for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities
Jen Taylor
01:26:44
https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/responsible/Assisted-Living-Intermediate-Care.pdf
Kara Allread
01:29:13
Many commercial insurances stopped covering COVID testing and expenses @ 100% as of 5/31. Do we know any expectations regarding expense to the employee’s and/or self-insured employers?
Stephanie DeWees
01:30:26
In regards to if a building has a IC survey by CMS will ODH also do one. ODH has stated NO unless there are Infection Control changes or issues then it's possible.
Stephanie DeWees
01:33:01
Just in - ODH states there would be follow up if there is a citation
Patrick Schwartz
01:41:24
From the COVID-19 email address: What and where do we get the infection control survey that needs to completed by the end of June
Stephanie DeWees
01:43:01
For the IC focused survey tools: https://www.cms.gov/medicare/provider-enrollment-and-certification/guidanceforlawsandregulations/nursing-homes
Stephanie DeWees
01:45:05
https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertEmergPrep/Emergency-Prep-Rule
Anne Shelley
01:49:44
The EP E-24 includes guidance on both: During an emergency, a facility may need to accept volunteer support from individualswith varying levels of skills and training. The facility must have policies and proceduresin place to facilitate this support. In order for volunteering healthcare professionals to beable to perform services within their scope of practice and training, facilities must includeany necessary privileging and credentialing processes in its emergency preparedness planpolicies and procedures. Non-medical volunteers would perform non-medical tasks.
Stephanie DeWees
01:49:47
The EP E-24 includes guidance on both: During an emergency, a facility may need to accept volunteer support from individualswith varying levels of skills and training. The facility must have policies and proceduresin place to facilitate this support. In order for volunteering healthcare professionals to beable to perform services within their scope of practice and training, facilities must includeany necessary privileging and credentialing processes in its emergency preparedness planpolicies and procedures. Non-medical volunteers would perform non-medical tasks.