AHCA: COVID-19 Update #77

Carl Pucci and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality, Finance & Reimbursement

In this COVID-19 Update:

  • AHCA Focuses on COVID-19 in SNF PPS Proposed Rule Comments
  • Economic Impact Payment Guidance
  • FDA Removes Many Respirators Manufactured in China from Approved List for Decontamination 

AHCA Focuses on COVID-19 in SNF PPS Proposed Rule Comments: Today AHCA submitted comments on the Fiscal Year 2021 Skilled Nursing Facility Prospective Payment System Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. All of the AHCA's comments focus on COVID-19 and ensuring patient and staff health and safety through accurate and adequate reimbursement. Read More   

Economic Impact Payment Guidance: Skilled nursing facility and assisted living residents were eligible for Economic Impact Payments (EIPs), a one-time payments of $1,200. Important questions have been raised about resident checks and management of these dollars. Read more for FAQs and guidance. Read More

FDA Removes Many Respirators Manufactured in China from Approved List for Decontamination: In a June 7 press release, the FDA announced that it has modified its guidance related to the decontamination of many respirators manufactured in China. Read More

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

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Carl J. Pucci
Chief Financial Officer
518-462-4800 x36

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