Episode 106 – ASC Podcast with John Goehle – PPE, CARE Program & other News Updates, Insurance Denials During COVID-19, Air Exchanges & Intubation, and More – May 29, 2020

On this Episode of the ASC Podcast with John Goehle recorded live on May 29, 2020, we caught up on all the recent news, discussed the latest guidelines for Personal Protective Equipment and N95 Masks, reviewed CARE program reporting requirements for the Medicare Provider Relief Fund Program and the Payroll Protection Program, Discussed insurance companies that are requesting proof for non-elective procedures performed during the crisis and discussed the issue of air exchanges and intubation

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Downloads and Links Discussed During this Episode:

  1. The CDC has provided guidance for travelers in the United States at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-in-the-us.html.
  2. Joint Commission Resuming Surveys in June – See the full announcement here.
  3. Providers Must Act by June 3 to Receive Additional CARES Provider Relief Funds – Here is the link to the attestations and uploads.
  4. Air Exchanges During and After Intubation – AORN Guideline for Transmission-Based Precautions. In: Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. Denver, CO: AORN, Inc.: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/infection-control-recommendations.html#take_precautions
  5. Payroll Protection Program Guidance for Reporting: https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/136/PPP-IFR-Loan-Forgiveness.pdf#page=16

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