State of Connecticut Updates

 

Office of the Governor  

Governor Ned Lamont's Executive Orders

COVID-19 Data Resources

The Joint Commission To Resume Regular Surveys In June

COVID-19 Engagement Opportunities

CT Dept. Of Insurance Approves Free Life Insurance Coverage For Healthcare Workers

DSS Important Message And FAQs: Update To COVID-19-Physician's Signature On Home Health Orders

CHA Thanks Hospital Employees

Connecticut Air National Guard To Honor Healthcare Workers

Governor Lamont Outlines Phase 1 Opening Of The State

Guidance For Phase 1 Opening

Webinar Replay-NIOSH/FDA Provide Update on KN95s

FAQ Document From DCP On Pharmacist Role in COVID-19 Testing

NIOSH Provides Update on KN95s

HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Rounds

Recommendations Presented On Phased-In Opening Of Higher Education
Governor’s press release

Additional HRSA COVID-19 Uninsured Program Resources

HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Rounds

HHS/ASPR COVID-19 Clinical Rounds

HRSA To Hold Webinar On COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal

Reimbursement Program For Healthcare Providers Treating Uninsured COVID-19 Patients

Childcare Support For Frontline Healthcare Workers

Physical Security Considerations for the Healthcare Industry During COVID-19 Response

OLR Report On CON Waivers During COVID-19 Pandemic

NPR Profiles COVID Caregivers
NPR Profiles COVID Caregivers, Part 2
NPR Profiles COVID Caregivers, Part 3
NPR Profiles COVID Caregivers, Part 4
NPR Profiles COVID Caregivers, Part 5

COVID-19 Antibody Testing Primer

Veterans Administration Reminds Providers To Screen For Eligibility

Nursing Homes Receive Additional State Resources For COVID-19 Response

CHEFA Announces COVID-19 Grant Program

Connecticut-Based Manufacturers Retool In Response To The COVID Pandemic

Connecticut’s Congressional Delegation Supports Connecticut Hospitals

Governor Announces Steps To Reopen The State

Governor Announces Surge Plan in Partnership with LTCFs

The Connecticut Department of Public Health released a report highlighting the spread of COVID-19 in the state of Connecticut. (03/22

Governor Ned Lamont Issue’s FAQs Document: Please click here for a FAQs document on the State of Connecticut’s actions related to COVID-19. (03/21)

 

Office of Health Strategy

Office of Health Strategy (OHS) has “Guidance Regarding the Certificate of Need Process and the State’s Response to COVID-19 Outbreak” (OHS_HSP Guidance 20-001)

 

Department of Labor

Connecticut Department of Labor Issues COVID-19 FAQs

 

Department of Economic Development

The Department of Economic and Community Development issued guidance concerning which businesses and nonprofit entities are “essential” for purposes of Executive Order 7H. (03/22)

 

Department of Consumer Protection

DCP Issues Guidance For Use Of Non-Licensed Personnel During PHE

Transfer of Drugs Between Hospital Pharmacies and Pharmacy

DCP Transfer Form

DCP Issues Guidance To Pharmacies

DCP Issues Guidance Regarding Refills and Reissuances of Controlled Substance Prescriptions

 
Department of Developmental Services

DDS - Hospital Admissions and Emergency Department Notice Form 

Department of Public Health

DPH Issues Guidance On Respirator Use And Fit Testing

DPH Commissioner Order

DPH Releases Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Providers

Executive and Commissioner Orders-Blast Faxes
A listing of DPH Blast Faxes can be found here.

DPH Commissioner Issues Orders On Out-Of-State Healthcare Providers, click here and here

DPH Blast Fax: Nursing Students Clinical Rotations

DPH Commissioner Issues Order-Update On The Need To Have An Order For COVID Testing

DPH Releases Updated Guidance for Online Provider Reporting of COVID-19 Cases

DPH Issues Guidance on KN95s and Coveralls During The PHE
The coverall document can be found here.

DPH Issues Order Impacting APRNs/PAs

DPH Updated Guidance Return-To-Work

Extension Of DPH Order Authorizing Visitation Restrictions To Protect LTC Residents During COVID-19 Outbreak

DPH Provides Lab Testing Guide For LTCFs And Congregate Settings

DPH Issues Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Healthcare Professionals

DPH Issues Revised Discharge Criteria

DPH Issues Blast Fax On Discharge to SNFs

DPH Blast Fax 2020-29 Updated Guidance for COVID-19 - April 6, 2020

DPH Updated Guidance for COVID-19 – April 4, 2020

DPH Launches CTResponds

DPH Releases COVID-19 Update

DPH Blast Fax 2020-28 CMS Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease in Outpatient Settings

DPH Blast Fax 2020-27 CMS Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease in IIC/IIDs and PRTFs

DPH Blast Fax 2020-26 CMS Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease; EMTALA

DPH Blast Fax 2020-25 CMS Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease in Dialysis Facilities

DPH Communication For COVID-19 Guidance For LTCFs

DPH - Return-to-Work Guidance for Healthcare Workers and First Responders during the COVID-19 Pandemic (03-30-2020)

DPH - Guidance for Use of Isolation Orders during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Connecticut (03-30-2020)

DPH - Screening of EMS Providers at Skilled Nursing Facilities (03-30-2020)

DPH - Medical Reserve Corps (MRC): Process to Request Volunteers (03-27-2020)

The Connecticut Department of Public Health released a report highlighting the spread of COVID-19 in the state of Connecticut. (03/22

DPH Blast Fax 2020-16 FDA FAQ relating to the development and performance of diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2

DPH Blast Fax 2020-15 Notice From The Chief Medical Examiner

DPH: Reducing or Eliminating the Need for Boarding of Patients in the Hospital Emergency Department and, Authorization and Guidelines for Use of Alternate Space for Assessment and Treatment of Ambulatory Patients Presenting with possible COVID-19

CT DPH Blast Fax 2020-09: Guidance For Infection Control And Prevention Concerning Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Dialysis Facilities

CT DPH Blast Fax 2020-10: Guidance For Use Of Certain Industrial Respirators By Health Care Personnel

CT DPH Blast Fax 2020-11: Guidance For Infection Control And Prevention Concerning Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Home Health Agencies And Hospice Agencies

DPH COVID-19 Communication Channel For Non-Emergency MattersCOVID19.dph@ct.gov

CT DPH Sentinel Laboratory Newsletter Volume 5 Issue 3

List of Reportable Diseases, Emergency Illnesses and Health Conditions and the List of Reportable Laboratory Findings effective February 5, 2020

 

Department of Social Services

DSS Updated FAQs Document

DSS Provider Bulletin/Important Message/FAQs
Click here for the bulletin and here for the message.

DSS Provider Bulletin-Services Covered under the Optional Medicaid Coverage Group “COVID-19 Testing Group” for Uninsured Connecticut Residents

DSS Provider Bulletins And Updated FAQs: COVID-19 Response
Provider Bulletin 2020-34
Provider Bulletin 2020-45
Provider Bulletin 2020-44 ???????
FAQ

???????DSS Provider Bulletins- New COVID-19 Coverage Group For Uninsured Residents; Emergency Medicaid For Non-Citizens; Updated FAQs

DSS Important Message And FQAs-COVID-19-Physician's Signature On Home Health Orders

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-31-Emergency ICF-IID Leave Day Changes

DSS Updated COVID-19 Information and FAQs

DSS Provider Bulletin: 2020-38-Additional Changes to the Synchronized Telemedicine Program

DSS Important Message: COVID-19-Physician's Signature On Home Health Orders

DSS Important Message: Updated Information Regarding the PASRR Process

DSS Issues Several Provider Bulletins
PB 2020-33
PB 2020-22
PB 2020-35
PB 2020-39
CMAP Addendum B
Information and FAQs

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-29: CMAP Emergency Durable Medical Equipment Changes Pertaining to Customized Wheelchairs

DSS InterChange Provider Important Message

DSS CMAP COVID-19 Response Emergency MEDS Program Changes

DSS: Additional SNAP Benefits For Nearly 100,000 Households And Deadline Extended To Apply For Winter Home-Heating Assistance

DSS Response to COVID-19

DSS COVID-19 Information And FAQs

DSS Provider Bulleting 2020-27 CMAP COVID-19 Response Waiver of Certain Requirements and Temporary Procedural Changes for Home and Community-Based Waiver Programs

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-26 - CMAP COVID-19 Response - Bulletin 11: Emergency School Based Child Health (SBCH) Program Changes

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-25-CMAP COVID-19 Response-Expanded Use of Synchronized Telemedicine for Certain Services

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-24 CMAP COVID-19 Response – Bulletin 9 Emergency Temporary Telemedicine Coverage for Specified Therapy Services Rendered at Rehabilitation Clinics

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020 23 CMAP COVID-19 Response – Bulletin 8: Emergency Temporary Telemedicine Coverage for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy & Speech Therapy Services

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-20 New Prior Authorization Submission Guidelines for PAs That Require a Letter of Medical Necessity (3/24/20)

DSS Clarification: Medicaid Waiver Service Providers: COVID-19 (3/24/20)

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-17 CMAP COVID 19 Response – Bulletin 6 – Emergency Remote Early Intervention Services

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-16 Remote Early Intervention Treatment Services (3/16/20)

DSS Provider Bulletin 2020-15A How to Certify Confirmed and Suspected COVID-19 Deaths

DSS Provider Bulletin DXC PB 2020-15 CMAP COVID-19 Response – Elimination of Copayments for Services Rendered to HUSKY B Members

DSS Provider Bulletin DXC PB 2020-14 CMAP COVID-10 Response - Bulletin 4: Expanded Telemedicine And New Audio-Only (Telephonic) Services

DSS DXC PB 2020-10 CMAP COVID-19 Response: Temporary Expansion Of Emergency Temporary Telemedicine Coverage

DSS DXC PB 2020-09 CMAP COVID-19 Response – Bulletin 1: Emergency Temporary Telemedicine Coverage