Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare
- CMS has updated this toolkit – Version 12 is now available and it’s 192 pages in length.
This toolkit includes recent information and guidance on vaccinations to prevent infection with influenza virus, pneumococcus, and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
- CMS has posted COVID-19 Nursing Home data for week ending October 11, 2020.
- COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Billing was updated October 20, 2020. This is a 150-page FAQ document that covers a plethora of PAC providers/entities and services from early March 2020 through the present.
- Wear Face Masks on Public Transportation Conveyances and at Transportation Hubs was updated by CDC on October 2, 2020. Many healthcare workers use public transportation to get to/from work as well as move about their community so be sure to share this with your staff.