ANCOR's COVID-19 Resource Center: share tips and resources that may be of use to ANCOR members and others.
ANCOR's State COVID-19 Tracker: This webpage shares examples of what state developmental disabilities agencies, departments of health and state agencies are doing and the guidance they are issuing in response to the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Health Care Providers Fact Sheet: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Health Care Providers Fact Sheet. This fact sheet should prove helpful to our members as they navigate the challenges of the Coronavirus.
COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and Answers
: The Department of Labor released reminder guidance for employers related to Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) obligations during the COVID-19 outbreak. In short, workers in self-direction who are paid on an hourly or otherwise non-salaried basis are not required to be paid under the FLSA when they are unable to work due to illness. Only hours worked by these employees must be paid under the FLSA.
Disaster Preparedness Toolkit: If you are considering program design changes in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Learning Collaborative Disaster Preparedness Toolkit for State Medicaid Agencies may be a helpful resource.
Disaster Response Toolkit: To help Medicaid agencies prepare for such disasters in the future, CMS developed the Disaster Response Toolkit on the strategies available to support Medicaid operations and enrollees in times of crisis.
Frequently Asked Questions for State Medicaid Agencies: CMS released FAQs for State Medicaid Agencies related to the COVID-19 outbreak. This resource responds to common state questions regarding the scope and limits of the many potential flexibilities available to state agencies who are preparing for and dealing with emergencies, including flexibilities related to Medicaid benefits, financing, cost sharing, workforce, and other topics.
Medicaid Emergency Authority Tracker: Approved State Actions to Address COVID-19: The Kaiser Family Foundation webpage aggregates tracking information on approved Medicaid emergency authorities to address the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency.
State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus: The Kasier Family Foundation's data tool provides state-level information related to the actions states have taken to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus and reduce barriers to testing and treatment for those affected.