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2020 Long Term Care Newsletters

  • Issue 2020-36 05/19/2020
    • CMS Update – QSO-20-30-NH – Nursing Home Reopening Recommendations for State and Local Officials
    • Be Well Indiana Resources
  • Issue 2020-35 05/18/2020
    • Mandatory Testing of All Long Term Care Staff Survey – Complete & Submit by 05/20/2020 (COB)
  • Issue 2020-34 05/12/2020
    • Aerosolizing Respiratory Treatments in LTC Guidance
    • Updated Information – APIC Indiana Long Term Care (LTC) COVID-19 Networking & Open Forum Session – May 8, 2020
    • Facility Emergency Transfer Form - Updated
  • Issue 2020-33 05/11/2020
    • Indiana Back on Track Plan for Long Term Care Facilities 
    • COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers
  • Issue 2020-32 05/07/2020
    • CMS Update – QSO-20-29-NH Interim final Rule Updating Requirements for Notification of Confirmed and Suspected COVID-19 Cases Among Residents and Staff in Nursing Homes
    • CDC COVID-19 Prevention Messages: Mini Webinar Series for Long-Term Care Staff
    • Life Safety Code - COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers
  • Issue 2020-31 05/01/2020
    • CMS Update – COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers
    • LTC Newsletters 2020 
  • Issue 2020-30 04/30/2020
    • LTC Update
  • Issue 2020-29 04/28/2020
    • CMS – QSO-20-28-NH Nursing Home Five Star Quality Rating System Updates, Nursing Home Staff Counts, and Frequently Asked Questions
    • LTC Update
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-28 04/24/2020
    • Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Reinvestment Application for Communicative Technology
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-27 04/22/2020
    • CMS – COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers
    • QUICKINAR – “Best Practices for Transition of Care Between Nursing Homes and Dialysis Centers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • IMPORTANT – REDCAP INSTRUCTIONS – INVALID RETURN CODES
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-26 04/20/2020
    • Fifth Emergency Order Granting Temporary Blanket Waivers for Residential Care Facilities
    • Temporary Nurse Aide Guidance
    • CMS Update
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-25 04/18/2020
    • Sixth Emergency Order Granting Temporary Blanket Waivers for Comprehensive Care Facilities
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-24 04/17/2020
    • Revised New RedCap Survey for Reporting COVID-19
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-23 04/14/2020
    • State Health Commissioner Issues Order Authorizing Transfers of Long-Term Care Residents 
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-22 04/13/2020
    • QSO-20-25-NH – 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Long-Term Care Facility Transfer Scenarios
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-21 04/09/2020
    • Submission of Reporting COVID-19 Positive Cases and/or Deaths in Facilities
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-20 04/08/2020
    • State Health Commissioner Orders Enhanced Reporting of COVID-19 Test Results and Deaths
    • Third Emergency Order Concerning Temporary Personal Care Attendants for Residential Care Facilities
    • Third Emergency Order Concerning Temporary Personal Care Attendants for Nursing Homes
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-19 04/07/2020
    • CMS – Long Term Care Facility Guidance
    • Preparing Nursing Homes & Assisted Living Facilities for COVID-19
    • Alzheimer's Association - COVID-19 Resource
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-18 04/03/2020
    • UPDATED - COVID-19 Toolkit for Long Term Care
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-17 04/03/2020
    • CANCELED - COVID-19 Infection Control Webinar
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-16 04/02/2020
    • Introduction of Probari RN Team
    • Amendment of Emergency Order – Temporary Personal Care Attendant
      • Nursing Homes
      • Residential Care Facilities
    • Fourth Emergency Order Granting Temporary Blanket Waivers for Residential Care Facilities
    • Fifth Emergency Order Granting Temporary Blanket Waivers for Comprehensive Care Facilities
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-15 04/01/2020
    • COVID-19 Guidance for Hospital Discharge to LTC Facilities
    • Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 Resource Center
  • Issue 2020-14 03/31/2020
    • CMS Issues New COVID-19 Pandemic Waivers 03/30/2020
    • CDC Update – Management of Patients with Confirmed COVID-19
    • Repeat - COVID-19 Webinar – Friday, April 3 at 1:00PM EST
  • Issue 2020-13 03/28/2020
    • On-Boarding Employees Fingerprinting
    • Personal Care Aide - Procedure Card
    • COVID-19 Webinar
  • Issue 2020-12 03/27/2020
    • Fourth Emergency Order Granting Temporary Blanket Waivers for Comprehensive Care Facilities
    • Social Isolation During COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Personal Care Attendant (PCA) - Registry Spreadsheet
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Update
  • Issue 2020-11 03/25/2020
    • COVID-19 Toolkit
  • Issue 2020-10 03/24/2020
    • Update Indiana Family & Social Services Administration - Chief Medical Officer
    • EMResources Notification & Registration
  • Issue 2020-09 03/23/2020
    • Emergency Order Authorizing Temporary Personal Care Attendant Position and Training for Residential Care Facilities
    • Third Emergency Order Granting Temporary Dining Assistant Training and Transportation to Community-Based Activities for Residential Care Facilities
    • Third Emergency Order Granting Temporary Blanket Waiver for Comprehensive Care Facilities
    • Direct Care Providers Use of Mask - Dr. Kristina Box
  • Issue 2020-08 03/22/2020
    • Voluntary Resident Leaves of Absence (VLOA) for Nursing Homes & Residential Care Facilities
    • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Preparedness Checklist for Nursing Homes and Other Long-Term Care Settings
  • Issue 2020-07 03/21/2020
    • Emergency Order Granting Temporary Blanket Waivers
    • Emergency Order Authorizing Temporary Personal Care Attendant Position and Training for Nursing Homes
  • Issue 2020-06 03/20/2020
    • Emergency Order Granting Temporary Blanket Waivers
    • Temporary COVID-19 Personal Care Attendant - Eight (8) Hour Course
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • CDC Updates - COVID-19
  • Issue 2020-05 03/18/2020
    • COVID-19 Guidance for out-of-hospital mitigation strategies
    • CMS - 1135 authority - Immediate jeopardy duties only and LTC Strike Teams
  • Issue 2020-04 03/15/2020
    • COVID-19 Visitation Guidelines
  • Issue 2020-03 03/11/2020
    • CMS Update
    • LTC Update
  • Issue 2020-02 03/04/2020
    • COVID-19/Coronavirus
  • Issue 2020-01 01/30/2020
    • Education Information
    • Long Term Care Update
    • CNA/QMA Update