On-going: Facility Status Reporting: COVID-19
ESRD Network Resources
View our Healthcare Workers - Coping with Infectious Disease Outbreaks in the Dialysis Setting Flyer
For more information, please contact us:
IPRO ESRD Network of the South Atlantic
Main Line: 919-463-4500
Patient Toll-Free: 800-524-7139
COVID-19 Patient Line: 516-507-8897
COVID-19 Facility Line: 516-567-0206
World Health Organization (WHO)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
To keep up with the important work CMS is doing in reponse to COVID-19, please visit the Current Emergencies Website.
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) COVID-19 Test Pricing Fact Sheet
COVID-19 FAQs for EHB.
Press Release: CMS Prepares Nation's Healthcare Facilities for Coronavirus Threat
Full Press Release: CMS Issues Guidance to Help Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans Respond to COVID-19
Memo: Information Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 - COVID-19 for Medicare Advantage Organizations
Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet
NEW! - ESRD Provider Telehealth and Telemedicine Tool Kit
NEW! - General Provider Telehealth and Telemedicine Tool Kit
NEW! - Waivers and Flexibilities
COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Waivers & Flexibilities for Health Care Providers
Blanket waivers of Section 1877(g) of the Social Security Act
Medicare IFC: Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (CMS-1744-IFC)
Graphic Overview of Flexibilities
Provider Burden Relief FAQ
Provider Enrollment Relief FAQ
Updates for State Surveyors and Accrediting Organizations (EMTALA and Infection Control)
Reprioritization of PACE, Medicare Parts C and D Program, and Risk Adjustment Data Validation (RADV) Audit Activities Memo
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC provides updated information as it becomes available. The COVID-19 Situation Summary will be updated at noon Monday through Friday.
CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 Webpage.
Guidance for Healthcare Facilities: Preparing for Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States
CDCs Emergency Preparedness and Response - Health Alert Network (HAN) Messages
CDCs COVID-19 Person Under Investigation (PUI) Case Report Form
NEW! - Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE includes information regarding eye protection, isolation gowns, facemasks, and N95 respirators.
American Society of Nephrologists (ASN)
(3/26/2020) ASN hosted a webinar focusing on new COVID-19 guidance for dialysis facilities from the CDC, a briefing on policy issues, and a discussion of transportation challenges. Addresses key areas of concern in the management of COVID-19 positive patients dialyzing in outpatient dialysis facilities.
(3/11/2020) ASN hosted a webinar focused on COVID-19 guidance for dialysis facility from the CDC and a presentation on managing patients with COVID-19 who require dialysis
Other ASN Resources:
National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (NCTRC)