LeadingAge CA Five Things to Know Update for March 21, 2020

COVID-19 Top Five Things to Know for May 14, 2020

  1. Take Action on the New Stimulus Bill
    Congress is considering the next major coronavirus relief package. NOW is the time to make your voice heard as the House of Representatives has started introducing key provisions. We are pleased with key provisions in the new Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, or the HEROES Act, but want to ensure all aging services provider needs are met. Urge Congress to include these LeadingAge priorities in the next coronavirus relief package today!
  2. Housing Highlights from HEROES Act
    LeadingAge has released an article describing the preliminary details of the HEROES Act for housing members. LeadingAge National will be reviewing other portions of the bill in its daily call today and tomorrow. Register for those calls here.
  3. CDPH Releases Tool to Include CMS Requirements
    In an effort to minimize multiple reporting, CDPH has incorporated CMS’ latest reporting requirements in their survey tool. An updated AFL (AFL 20-43.2) was released to include guidance on new reporting requirements.
  4. CMS Announces New Toolkit for Nursing Homes
    On May 13, CMS has announced an updated tool kit for nursing homes including best practices and is intended to serve as a catalogue of resources for COVID.
  5. Meeting the Moment
    Please help share positive stories of LeadingAgeCA members rising to the challenge of COVID-19!Residents at Pioneer House sew gowns to help protect healthcare workers