COVID-19 UPDATES

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CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) PROVIDER UPDATES

2020 DOH MEDICARE UPDATES

CMS PODCAST AND TRANSCRIPTS

THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS)

TELEHEALTH INCLUDING TELEPHONIC

The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) has created a video education series on Telemedicine, including such important topics as Setting Up Free Telemedicine for your Patients, Implementing Telemedicine into your Practice and more. CLICK HERE to view the videos.

If you are using Zoom for teleconferencing, please CLICK HERE to read the FBI report on “zoom-bombing” which is on the increase.

PATIENT WITH COUGH, SOB, FEVER

  • Have patients call ahead before coming to the practice
  • Place visible signs at the entrance
  • Pre-screen patient before entering the facility
  • Use PPE – N95 mask, gown, eye protection, and gloves
  • Facemask on the symptomatic patient can reduce exposure