COVID-19 Update - AHCA/NCAL COVID-19 Impact Survey

Jackie Pappalardi and Tarrah Quinlan in Clinical & Quality

Please Complete the AHCA/NCAL COVID-19 Impact Survey.

AHCA/NCAL is asking providers (SNF, AL, ID/DD) to complete a 15-20 minute survey regarding COVID-19’s impact on your facility/company. Providers will be asked about several topics, including workforce, personal protective equipment, testing, and finances. You may download a copy of the questionnaire if you wish to gather the necessary information before filling it out online. 

Information from this survey will help AHCA/NCAL address questions from policymakers and advocate for ongoing resources to the profession. Please complete the survey by end of the day on Friday, November 20.  

TAKE THE SURVEY NOW

Other COVID-19 Updates

OSHA Releases Frequently Cited Standards Related to COVID-19 Inspections: OSHA released a one-pager on frequently cited standards related to COVID-19 inspections. Some of these include fit tests for respirators, providing a medical evaluation before fit testing or using a respirator, PPE availability, training on properly using PPE, and more.  Read More

Information to Help SNFs Excluded from September’s HHS Performance Payments: AHCA/NCAL previously shared details of the HHS Quality Incentive Payment program for skilled nursing facilities. If you are a SNF that did not receive a September incentive payment, download this zip file of an Excel spreadsheet to help understand why your center specifically may not have received a payment. (Member login required.Read More

NHSN To Update Reporting Pathways: The National Healthcare Safety Network verbally announced there will be updates issued to two reporting pathways. The Resident Impact and Facility Capacity Pathway and the Staff and Personnel Impact Pathway will undergo a variety of changes in November. Read More

READ MORE COVID-19 UPDATES

COVID-19 Webinars

Optimizing your workflow: Test Batching 101
Monday, November 23, 2020
3 PM ET
Hosted by BD
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Clinical Performance 101
Monday, December 7, 2020
3 PM ET
Hosted by BD
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FIND MORE RESOURCES

Please email COVID19@ahca.org for additional questions, or visit ahcancal.org/coronavirus for more information.

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16

Tarrah Quinlan
Director of Education Program Development and Member Operation
518-462-4800 x20