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COVID-19 HUB

 

We have created this central place where RPA will house COVID-19 resources to help you care for yourself, your practice, and your patients during this challenging time.

 

RPA WEBINAR: PAID LEAVE UNDER THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS
RESPONSE ACT - Key Concepts, Limits and Exceptions for Physician Practi
ces
Slide Presentation
Webinar Replay


RPA WEBINAR: FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR NEPHROLOGY PRACTICES DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS
Slide Presentation
Webinar Replay
Summary Questions from April 17, 2020 RPA Webinar on Financial Support

 

RPA WEBINAR: DELIVERING CARE VIA TELEHEALTH TO KIDNEY PATIENTS DURING COVID-19
Webinar Replay
Slide Presentation
Summary Questions from April 3, 2020 RPA Webinar on Telehealth

 

RPA GUIDANCE
CPT Approves Two Additional Codes for COVID-19 Antibody Blood Tests
Billing Guidance for Non-Face-to-Face Patient Care Decision Tree
RPA Guidance on Billing and Coding for Remote Nephrology Services
New CPT Code Announced for NOVEL CORONAVIRUS Testing

 

REQUESTS FOR CONGRESSIONAL RELIEF
ASPN AND RPA ESRD Letter to Congressional Leaders
Alliance Telehealth Waiver
AMA Sign-on Letter

 

AMA RESOURCES
State Guidance on State Level Medical Liability Protections
Fact Sheet on SBA Loans for Physician Practices
AMA Summary of CARES Act
The AMA COVID Resource Center
AMA Role in COVID
AMA Coding Advice

 

PATIENT-EDUCATION RESOURCES
Communication Strategies During a Pandemic
How our facility is keeping patients safe from COVID-19



CMS RESOURCES

ESRD Provider Telehealth and Telemedicine Toolkit

 

FEDERAL GUIDANCE
Interim Additional Guidance for Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for   Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities
OIG COVID Cost Sharing Policy on Telehealth
CMS Fact Sheet on Accelerated and Advance Payments for Medicare Providers
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outpatient Dialysis Facility Preparedness Assessment Tool
Screening and Triage at Intake for Dialysis Patients
Presentation for Facilities- Preparing Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities for COVID-19 

Considerations for Home Dialysis Patients
Coronavirus Disease 2019: Keeping Patients on Dialysis Safe
Considerations for Acute Dialysis Patients

 

STATE RESOURCES
State Section 1135 Waivers
State Stay-at-Home Orders and Elective Procedures Guidance
MAC COVID-19 Hotline Numbers

 

PEER REVIEWED LITERATURE
Mitigating COVID-19 in Dialysis Facilities

 

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Fax: 301-468-3511
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