Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) information listed below:

NY StateWide Newsletter – Coronavirus Special Edition

Websites:

NYS Department of Health

NYC Health

Telehealth

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS)

Medicare and Coronavirus (webpage with information for Medicare beneficiaries related to the Coronavirus)

Administration for Community Living (ACL)

2020census.gov; my2020census.gov

irs.gov/coronavirus

US Government-coronavirus: coronavirus.gov and usa.gov/coronavirus

FTC – coronavirus scams: https://www.ftc.gov/coronavirus

FTC – To file a complaint: ftc.gov/complaint

Pass it on Smart Seniors to avoid scams: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0030-pass-it

Documents/Articles:

FDA Continues to Combat Fraudulent COVID-19 Medical Products

Information for Families of Residents in Adult Homes or Nursing Homes During COVID-19 Epidemic

New Guidance about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul

Medicare and Coronavirus: What You Need To Know (CMS, 3/23)

FAQs on Medicare Coverage and Costs Related to COVID-19 Testing and Treatment (kff.org)

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health (SAMHSA)

Coronavirus testing: Information on COVID-19 tests according to state health departments

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Protect yourself financially from the coronavirus

NYC Health: Stay Home, New Yorkers: What You Need to Know Now About COVID-19

COVID-19 Fact sheet

Share Facts About COVID-19

Implementation of Mitigation Strategies for Communities with Local COVID-19 Transmission

Workplace-school-and-home-guidance

CMS: HPMS memo COVID information for plans – final

Financial:

IRS Warns About COVID-19 Economic Impact Payment Fraud

New Guidance about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments (4/1)

Health Advisories:

NY State Department of Health Visitation Policies for Visitors and Caregivers. (Effective 3/18)

Health Advisory -Coronavirus March 13: Nursing Homes and Adult Care Facilities

SMP: Websites, Articles,Videos relating to Fraud

Telehealth and Exposure to Fraud Flyer

Coronavirus Fuels Explosive Growth In Telehealth ― And Concern About Fraud (4/22)

Office of Inspector General

Bogus Vaccines. Fake Testing SItes. Virus Frauds are Flourishing.

Fraud Surrounding COVID-19 Flyer

COVID-19 Fraud Alert – Video (OIG)

What Can You do to stop COVID-19 Fraud?

What Does Medicare Cover in Relation to COVID-19?

Video:

CDC: What Older adults and people w/ severe chronic medical conditions may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. If you or a loved one are at increased risk of getting COVID-19, act now: stay home when possible & make a plan in case you get sick. 

 

 

 

 

 

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