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Nursing Homes Receive CMP Funding for Air Filters!

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Nursing Homes Receive Funding for Air Filters!!

 

Government providing CMP Funds, up to  $3,000 Per Facility, Aerus to increase or improve air quality!!

Register at the link below for the CMP related downloads, including the program application,
and to receive a call from Joe Lino, from Aerus!!

Click here to download attachments  & recieve a call from Joe Lino

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Here are the 
Top 10 things you need to know about
COVID-19 CMP Funding Air Purifiers

The below tips help nursing facilities obtain grant money to purchase items that enhance the air and environment so more friends and family can safely visit loved ones in the nursing home setting.

HHI’s long-standing Sponsor for the Harmony Symposium, Joe Lino, is an expert in air purification. 

Please see tip #10 for more information.

 

  • 1. CMS (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) issued a revised FAQ guidance for Nursing Home Visitation – COVID 19 (Refer to  
  • 2. The guidance provides reasonable ways a nursing home can safely facilitate in-person visitation to address the psychosocial needs of residents.

 

  • 3. Facilities may use up to $3,000 for in-person visitation aids
a. Tents or other shelter for outdoor visitation and/or clear dividers) including installation, installation materials, and shipping costs for the in-person visitation aids.
 
b. All eligible expenses incurred on or after the release of Memorandum QSO 20-39-NH (September 17, 2020) are eligible for reimbursement.

 

  • 4. Facilities may use up to an additional $3,000 for in-person visitation aids:

 

a. indoor portable fans,

b. indoor portable air cleaners with high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA, H-13 or -14) filters to increase or improve air quality) and

c. shipping costs for the in-person visitation aids.

 

  • 5. Expenses incurred on or after the release of Memorandum QSO-20-39-NH FAQ Revised, February 2, 2022, are eligible for reimbursement.

 

  • 6. In addition, if a facility applied for and received CMP money for visitation aides throughout 2020 and 2021 and did not spend the entire $3,000.00 allowed for these aides, the facility can use the balance of the $3000.00 toward the purchase of air purifiers.

 

  • 7. For criteria, application and instructions use the purple button below to download these 5 Zip Files:
• COVID-19 CMS In-Person Visitation Aid Requests Air Purifiers
• COVID-19 Nursing Home Assistive Technology Request Application
• CMP State Plan Resources Updated Aug 2021
• Allowable and Non-Allowable Uses of CMP Funds.
• State CMP Reinvestment Projects Funded by Calendar Year.

 
  • 8. Download the application to desktop and then fill out.

 

  • 9. Only certified nursing homes are eligible for the grant.
    These grants are paid from Civil Money Penalties (CMP) monies.

 

  • 10. If you would like to set up a free consultation on the CMP application process and air quality with Joe Lino and Kris Mastrangelo, please click here

Click here to download attachments  & recieve a call from Joe Lino

 

Click Here to Register for harmony22

Topics: Regulatory, CMP, Civil Monetary Penalty, Air Purification


Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA

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Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA
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