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 (CDC)

CDC COVID-19 – Older Adults

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:

Communication Falling Short for Nursing Home Families

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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