COVID-19 Resources for Hospices

HPCANYS will post on this page, information related to COVID-19 relevant for hospice and palliative care providers.  Your will note that we are attaching links to bring you to either DOH, NHPCO, CDC or CMS for the source documents as they are change/ updated regularly.
 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers during the  (COVID-19) outbreak.

CMS has compiled these resources to help you stay informed on CMS, HHS CDC and other materials and resources available on the COVID-19 vaccine. Please share these materials as you see fit and check back often for the most up-to-date information:

CDC Website
CoronaVirus.gov
USA.gov
USA.gov (Spanish)
FEMA.gov

NYS GUIDANCE:

DOH COVID-19 website for providers:  NY State EMAIL for concerns for providers only  covidproviderinfo@health.ny.gov


GOVERNOR'S EXECUTIVE ORDERS
  • Executive Order 202-14:  includes ability for guardians to designate a person in writing to speak for their relative if they are unable, PPE moving from one organization to another and ability to witness remotely.  
  • Executive Order 202-1: Subdivision (2-b) of Section 4002 of the Public Health Law to the extent necessary to allow a hospice residence to designate any number of beds within such facility as dually certified inpatient beds;

CMS/ MEDICARE/ FEDERAL INFORMATION- most recent listed first:FINANCIAL RESOURCES:
CARES ACT
 
FEMA- NY- how to apply for monitory assistance- briefings are available 
Sequestration  suspended till end of 2020.  NHPCO resource on analysis.

  
NHPCO Virtual Visit guidance and helpful tips
NHPCO COVID-19 Resources:
NHPCO  COVID-19 In Prisons and Jails

CAPC
CAPC has multiple resources:   for COVID -19 all held on the : COVID-19 Response Resource Hub 
 

COVID-19 Resources for Hospices (Archive)