Pandemic Flexibilities in Long-Term Care

Key Resources

“Long-Term Care Policy After COVID-19 – Solving the Nursing Home Crisis.” Werner, R., Hoffman, A., Coe, N. The New England Journal of Medicine. September 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/qpVX.

“Commission Final Report.” Coronavirus Commission on Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes.September 2020. Available here http://allh.us/aJCU.

“Strengthening Nursing Home Policy for the Postpandemic World: How Can We Improve Residents’ Health Outcomes and Experiences?” Grabowski, D. The Commonwealth Fund. August 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/fNPB.

“Physicians and Other Clinicians: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19.” Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. August 20, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/UQDv.

“CMS Payment Policies & Regulatory Flexibilities During COVID-19 Emergency.” American Medical Association. August 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/cVQR.

“Regulatory Changes to Medicare in Response to COVID-19.” Podulka, J., Blum, J. The Commonwealth Fund. August 4, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/9EHr.

“Early Impact of CMS Expansions of Medicare Telehealth During COVID-19.” Verma, S. Health Affairs. July 15, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/T3yv.

“Long-Term Services & Supports State Scorecard.” AARP, The Commonwealth Fund, The SCAN Foundation. 2020. Available at http://allh.us/cEnX.

Additional Resources

“Experiences of Nursing Home Residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Montgomery, A., Slocum, S., Stanik, C., Altarum. October 1, 2020. http://allh.us/wdyr.

“The Overlooked COVID Crisis in America’s Assisted Living Facilities.” Paulin, E. AARP. September 29, 2020. http://allh.us/fFNJ.

“Verma: CMS Will Mull Which COVID-19 Flexibilities May Stick Around Post-Pandemic.” Minemyer, P. Fierce Healthcare. September 21, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/AfvH.

“AARP Answers: Nursing Homes and the Coronavirus.” Markowitz, A. American Association for Retired Persons. September 17, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/bT4a.

“Telemedicine: What Should the Post-Pandemic Regulatory and Payment Landscape Look Like?” Mehrota, A., Wang, B., Snyder, G. The Commonwealth Fund. August 5, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/AFyW.

“Key Questions About Nursing Home Regulation and Oversight in the Wake of COVID-19.” Musumeci, M., Chidambaram, P. Kaiser Family Foundation. August 3, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KJE3.

“Building the Long-Term Care System of the Future: Will the COVID-19 Nursing Home Tragedies Lead to Real Reform?” Chernof, B., Mann, C. Health Affairs. July 31, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/RPWY.

“Telehealth: Delivering Care Safely During COVID-19.” U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. July 15, 2020.  Available at http://allh.us/E9jW.

“Solving the COVID-19 Crisis in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care.” Laxton, C., Nace, D., Nazir, A. The Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. June 16, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/dFbB.

“Reimagining the Nursing Home Industry After the Coronavirus.” Eaton, J. AARP. June 8, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/U3Qt.

“More Flexibility Still Needed in Health Care for COVID-19 Response.” Schaefer, N. The Heritage Foundation. June 8, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/KbTv.

“Grappling With COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities.” Strohman, A. American Action Forum. May 15, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/XwhA.

“COVID-19 Issues and Medicaid Policy Options for People Who Need Long-Term Services and Supports.” Musumeci, M., Chidambaram, P. Kaiser Family Foundation. April 16, 2020. Available at http://allh.us/9xwg.

“COVID-19 Helpful Links.” National Association for the Support of Long-Term Care. 2020. Available at http://allh.us/BJkf.

“Medicare & Coronavirus.” U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 2020. Available at http://allh.us/Agke.