Opportunity to Purchase PPE at Bulk Pricing Rates

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To help members who are having trouble getting ahold of personal protective equipment, The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (AMDA) is working with Project N95 to purchase and offer such items at bulk pricing rates. There are no minimum order quantities, but the offer is only for a one-time bulk purchase and may not be repeated. The following …

Delay Antibody Treatment in Nursing Homes

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Long-term care clinicians have asked the federal government to delay allocating monoclonal antibody therapy to nursing homes until further study and to collaborate with facility medical directors when they do. With approval predicted in the coming weeks, the question of who should receive this treatment and how it will be provided is an open question, said AMDA – The Society …

AMDA Polst

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AMDA FORMALLY ENDORSES A NATIONAL POLST FORM Press Release July 2, 2020 Columbia, MD, and Washington, DC – AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and National POLST are excited to announce that AMDA is the first national organization to formally endorse and support the adoption of a national POLST form. The AMDA board passed the resolution …

AMDA’s Stance on CMS Red Hand Alert Icon

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The AMDA has recently written a letter to CMS regarding their stance on the new red hand consumer alert icon on Nursing Home Compare. You can read the letter by downloading the file below. HealthCap recently published a podcast about the CMS “red hand” campaign.