LeadingAge Need to Know: Coronavirus - 3.23.20

Members | March 24, 2020

Daily update as of Monday, March 23.

This week, LeadingAge will share the very latest with members twice daily. Morning updates go out via email, and we’re posting recorded updates each afternoon. (Listen to recordings from Saturday and Sunday now.) And you can always visit the main coronavirus page.

Following are the latest coronavirus news and resources.

Congress hasn’t yet passed a new coronavirus stimulus bill. This legislation must include strong support for aging services providers. Urge Congress to include LeadingAge priority provisions in this bill today.

We have received inquiries about the deployment of the Public Health Service Corps and the National Guard, which the President called up in NY, CA, and WA yesterday. Here are our FAQs.

Yesterday, CMS issued guidance, mostly aimed at state agencies, on how to expand home care/personal care/respite services, and also announced Relief Around Quality Reporting Programs. LeadingAge will offer additional perspective on each as needed.

New Insights From LeadingAge
LeadingAge staff experts are developing essential guidance and tools, and curating the most relevant resources for aging services providers.

Trusted Links & Information
Following are links to the latest guidance and updates from federal agencies and trusted organizations.

My LeadingAge Member Community
The Member Community is an online discussion forum between LeadingAge members. Join the COVID-19 group to ask questions, access resources, and share best practices for dealing with the coronavirus.