Here are some home health-related updates for this week:
Amity Healthcare Group is excited to announce a recent approval by CDPHE as a provider of home health/home care Administrator/Manager Training and Education.
Please follow our weekly email for additional announcements or call 303-690-2749 for additional questions.
The next available CNA/HHA is Tuesday, February 16, 2021, and Thursday, February 18, 2021, and Skilled Nursing Competency on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.
If you would like to register your Skilled Nurses and/or HHAs/CNAs for a competency, please follow the links below:
Skilled Nursing Competency: https://amityhealthcaregroup.com/services/nursing-competencies/
HHA/CNA Competency: https://amityhealthcaregroup.com/services/cna-hha-competency/
Let Amity Healthcare Group assist you with staying compliant with competency and ongoing training/continued education requirements in a worry-free manner.
For more information, please call 303-690-2749 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or schedule a meeting at https://calendly.com/ig–3/30-min-free-consultation.
CDC Update to Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
On February 10, 2021, CDC issued updates to interim infection prevention and control recommendations for HCP during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a part of the update, CDC:
- Updated the Implement Universal Use of Personal Protective Equipment section to expand options for source control and patient care activities in areas of moderate to substantial transmission and describe strategies for improving the fit of facemasks.
- Included a reference to Optimizing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Supplies that include a hierarchy of strategies to implement when PPE is in short supply or unavailable.
For a complete article, please go to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/infection-control-recommendations.html
Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131,
If you have not done so as of yet, just a quick reminder to start using the renewed ABN, Form CMS-R-131 (exp. 6/30/2023). The renewed ABN was mandatory for use as of 1/1/2021.
Rocky Mountain Human Services Provider Meeting is Today!
Please join Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS) Single Entry Point Provider Meeting today, Friday, February, 12 at 2 p.m. (2 pm to 3 pm) During the meeting, RMHS will provide case management and intake updates and have an open forum for questions and feedback.
You will be able to join the meeting via Microsoft Teams meeting
Click here to join the meeting
Or call in (audio only)
Phone Conference ID:
490 790 439#
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Irina Gorovaya, RN BSN, MBA
Amity Healthcare Group, LLC
Home Health Consulting, Education and Outsourcing Services
720-353-7249 (cell) 303-690-2749 (office) 720-398-6200 (fax)