COVID-19 Complimentary Resources

Pathway Health has developed a full set of complimentary COVID-19 and Infection Prevention and Control resources, including policies and procedures, audit tools, and more!

Note: These resources were developed utilizing CDC and CMS guidance. Providers are reminded to review state and local specific information for any variance to national guidance.

Complimentary COVID-19 Resources and Tools


  • MDS and ICD-10 Resource QuickTip: Provides guidance to leaders and MDS Coordinators on specific ICD-10 coding needs and MDS reminders during the COVID0-19 pandemic.
  • Emergency Staffing Guide Tool: This tool is designed to assist leaders as they finalize their emergency staffing plan during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Guide for Emergency Staffing Plan provides leaders with an overview of staffing needs, a staffing surge capacity preparation guide/worksheet which accounts for acuity needs during a crisis, as well as a draft Emergency Staffing Policy and Procedure.
  • Hand Hygiene Audit: Provides an interim hand hygiene audit for  COVID-19 preparation and response.
  • Interim Policy for Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus: Provides leaders an Interim Policy for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) (including resident, staff, visitor, communication needs and more) and a resource list to assist post-acute care leaders in COVID-19 preparation and response.
  • Optimizing PPE Face Masks:  Provides interim policy and procedure guidance as it relates to the new guidance for optimizing PPEs, specific to face masks.
  • PPE Audit: Provides an interim PPE audit for COVID-19 preparation and response.
  • Medicare Coding Guide: During the 1135 waiver, a resident’s primary diagnosis for a new Medicare stay will not only come from a prior hospital stay. At the beginning of the Medicare stay the primary diagnosis needs to be identified, documented and coded on the MDS and claim. The Diagnosis Guide defines the steps for an SNF to follow to identify and manage a resident’s medical diagnoses related to a new Medicare skilled stay.

Complimentary Infection Prevention and Control Resources


  • Infection Control Leadership QuickTip: The Infection Control Leadership QuickTip provides leaders with an overview of Infection Prevention and Control program requirements as well as a checklist for system review, aligning with regulatory requirements.

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