Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

IHCA Members: Click Here to Access COVID-19 Member Resources

As a benefit of membership, the Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) provides timely access to the critical resources long-term care need related to COVID-19. This comprehensive website includes hundreds of resources for nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and home health providers.

Visit this website daily for the latest information available from state and national partners, including the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and more. Also find guidance interpretations from the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the IHCA, all available in one convenient location, on this members-only website.

IHCA members have access to these communications resources directly from the COVID-19 Member Resources Page, including

  • Member Provider Calls: The IHCA Skilled Nursing Provider Update Call is held on the last Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m., the ICAL Assisted Living Provider Update Call is held on the third Friday of every Month at 11:00 a.m., and the ICHC Home Health Provider Update Call is held on the second Thursday of every month at 2:00 p.m. Calls are recorded, and also available on the Member Resources page to listen to on-demand. 
  • Weekly Member Bulletin Updates: Published every Wednesday.
  • Frequently Asked Questions: Updated as new questions are received from members.
  • Preferred PPE and Testing Supplier Lists: Includes pricing discounts especially for IHCA members.
  • And more!

Resources also include the latest information on dozens of COVID-related topics, including:

  • Visitors
  • Testing, including current Iowa testing positivity rates
  • Staffing
  • Reporting
  • Reimbursement
  • Regulatory Changes
  • Infection Control
  • Communications
  • And more!


Membership is required. Not a member? Click here to join.

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