On-Demand Webinar, Handouts &
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal government has mandated COVID-19 testing for residents and staff with guidance based on parameters explained and updated in several Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) memorandums. This 60-minute webinar will address challenges with testing, testing methodology, test refusals, plus reporting and documentation to support regulatory compliance. A review of decision trees for test results, payment, and cohorting will simplify these problematic areas. Key elements to incorporate into testing policies and procedures and how testing regulations are enforced will be reviewed to provide essential knowledge for avoiding citations and fines.
Owners and Operators, CEO, CFO, Administrators, Medical Directors, Geriatricians, Board of Directors, Nursing Management, Direct Care Nurses in a SNF, Therapy Management, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, MDS Coordinators, Compliance Officers, Reimbursements Specialists, Social Workers, Case Managers and Business Office Managers.
- Identify the difference between isolation vs. quarantine when skilling a patient
- Identify the difference between Standard, Contact, and Airborne Precautions
- Identify documentation requirements necessary to support compliance with testing for COVID-19
This program will assist long term care professionals to understand the updated CMS Long Term Care COVID-19 testing requirements and considerations to improve care and adhere to the Federal regulations for COVID-19 testing during the current Public Health Emergency.
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