PHA has developed this webpage to provide home-based care providers with the latest news, guidance, and research related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional information on COVID-19 vaccines and testing are available by clicking on the buttons below.

  


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DHS: OLTL
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CDC
U.S. HHS
FDA
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Waivers & Flexibilities 

Pennsylvania (Set to expire on June 30, 2022, except as noted)*

*Note: A number of waivers applicable to home-based care are authorized by CMS waivers and are not state-dependent. See CMS Waivers, below.

Federal


 PA Department of Health (DOH)

General Resources

PA Health Alert Network (PA-HAN)

Reminder: Homes where care is being provided are considered “healthcare settings.”

For more information on testing resources click here. For more information on vaccination resources click here.


PA Department of Human Services: Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL)

General Resources & Guidance 

 American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Funding Information

 Information Specific to OLTL Providers


PA Department of Human Services: Office of Developmental Programs (ODP)

General Resources & Guidance 

 American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Funding Information

 Information Specific to ODP Providers


PA Department of Human Services: Office of Medical  Assistance Programs (OMAP)

General Resources & Guidance


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMS Vaccine Mandate (CMS Standard)

Setting Specific Guidance 

Quality Reporting Programs

State Medicaid Program Guidance

Data

For more information on the CMS vaccine mandate and vaccine billing information click here.


Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)


Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

General Resources

Guidance for Healthcare Workers


U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services

General Resources

Provider Relief Fund 


U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

General Resources

FDA Announcements