To: Mass Senior Care Members
From: Tara M. Gregorio, President
Re: COVID-19 Updates: CMS to Make Announcement Today at 4:30 PM Eastern on Stakeholder Call; Weekly DPH and CMS COVID-19 Call Reminders
Date: August 25, 2020
CMS to Make Announcement Today at 4:30 PM Eastern on Stakeholder Call
Please join CMS Administrator Seema Verma and Administration officials regarding an important announcement related to COVID-19 and Nursing Homes today, Tuesday, August 25 from 4:30 – 5:00 PM Eastern.
- CMS Administrator Seema Verma
- Assistant Secretary for Health Admiral Brett P. Giroir, MD
- Rear Admiral John Polowczyk, Supply Chain Task Force Lead, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
- Jim Parker, Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Health Reform, US Department of Health and Human Services
Dial-In Information for today at 4:30 PM Eastern:
- Passcode: 3995779
NOTE: CMS encourages providers to join by webcast here as conference lines are limited.
DPH Weekly Call Reminder
The next weekly call with providers is scheduled for Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. These calls will include members of DPH’s Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality, Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences, and Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management. This call is intended for long-term care facilities caring for residents with COVID-19.
Phone Number: 888-390-5007
Participant Code: 6826729
CMS COVID-19 Nursing Home Call – August 26
CMS hosts weekly calls for certain types of organizations to provide targeted updates on the agency’s latest COVID-19 guidance. One to two leaders in the field also share best practices with their peers. There is an opportunity to ask questions of presenters if time allows. The Nursing Home call is twice a month on Wednesday at 4:30 PM Eastern.
Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820
Access Passcode: 5718509