051520 - COVID-19 IMGMA Weekly Survey

This weekly survey will be open through the end of the business day on Wednesday, May 20th.  A new survey will be publshed each week.  This will be an opportunity to benchmark the landscape for Iowa practices and gather talking points for legislative representatives as practices navigate the weeks ahead. 

Participation each week is important to show COVID-19 impact from week to week.  

THANK YOU!

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PRACTICE LOCATION
Practice Location:
Central
NE
NW
SE
SW
Which best describes your practice location?:
Rural
Urban
Large Group - Both Rural and Urban
Does your organization cover multiple counties?:
Yes
No
Your home office county::
DEMOGRAPHICS
Please indicate your organization or primary affiliation: *
Independent Medical Group
Hospital or Health System
Other (please explain)
Other:
Number of Physicians: *
1 (solo)
2- 5
6 - 10
11- 20
21 - 50
50+
Number of APP's: *
1 (solo)
2 - 5
6 - 10
11 - 20
21 - 50
50+
Specialty: *
Other Specialty:
PRIORITIES AND STAFFING
As of today, what is your foremost priority at this point in response to the COVID-19 pandemic? Please select one: *
Staffing
Understanding reimbursement for telehealth services
Patient Volume
Financial Issues/Operating Capital
Access to COVID-19 tests
Access to PPE
Guidance on office protocols (i.e. for screening patients and protecting/treating non-COVID-19 illnesses)
Lack of clear communication of directives and guidance from IDPH/CDC
Maintaining staff/personnel morale
Other (Please Specify)
Other:
As of today, what is your secondary priority at this point in response to the COVID-19 pandemic? Please select one: *
Staffing
Understanding reimbursement for telehealth services
Patient Volume
Financial Issues/Operating Capital
Access to COVID-19 tests
Access to PPE
Guidance on office protocols (i.e. for screening patients and protecting/treating non-COVID-19 illnesses)
Lack of clear communication of directives and guidance from IDPH/CDC
Maintaining staff/personnel morale
Other (Please Specify)
Other:
Is your practice currently open and seeing patients? Please select one response.: *
No
Yes, but have reduced hours
Yes, but considering closure
Yes, and expect to remain open
Yes, Emergencies and Urgent Care Only
What does your patient volume look like today compared to your normal (pre- COVID-19) patient volume?: *
Increase in patient volume
No change
Decrease of 25% or less
Decrease of 26% - 50%
Decrease of more than 50%
If decrease is greater than 50% indicate the % of decrease below
Percentage of decreased patient volume:
What percentage of your pre-COVID-19 staff in total have you already laid-off or furloughed?: *
0%
Less than 10%
11 - 25%
26 - 50%
More than 50%
If more than 50% indicate the % below
Other:
What percentage of your pre-COVID-19 staff in total do you anticipate needing to lay-off or furlough in the next two weeks?: *
0%
Less than 10%
11 - 25%
26 - 50%
More than 50%
If more than 50% indicate the % below
Other:
Do you expect to have sufficient staffing to meet your needs for the next week? Please select one: *
Overstaffed due to appointment cancellations
Appropriately staffed
Understaffed due to patient demand
Understaffed due to staff absences
Understaffed due to Staff/Provider quarantine
What percentage of your current clinical staff was NOT able to attend work today because of suspected or actual COVID-19 exposure?: *
0%
Less than 10%
11 - 25%
26 - 50%
More than 50%
Considering the needs of your entire practice, how many days of PPE do you have remaining?: *
Less than 5 days
5 - 10 days
11 - 15 days
16 - 20 days
More than 20 days
TELEHEALTH
Telehealth can be an important tool in containing and mitigating the spread of COVID-19. What would be the most helpful to you in implementing or improving the operation of telehealth in your practice? Select all that apply: *
Information on telehealth platforms
Guidance on how to incorporate telehealth into my practice
Information on how both commercial and public insurance payers are reimbursing for telehealth visits
Proper coding for telehealth visits
Greater clarity on reimbursement offered for non-COVID-19 telehealth visits
My practice does not require assistance with our telehealth operations
My practice does not plan to use telehealth
Other (please specify)
Explain Other:
What percentage of patients treated by your practice today were treated via telehealth? (Choose zero if you are not using telehealth in your practice): *
0%
Less than 10%
11% - 25%
26% - 50%
51% - 75%
More than 75%
CLINICAL
What percentage of patient visits today were to address COVID-19 related issues (patient with potential symptoms, etc.)?: *
0%
Less than 10%
11% - 25%
26% - 50%
51% - 75%
More than 75%
PRACTICE COMMENT
Do you have any other pressing needs at the current moment or that you anticipate in the near future? Or do you need any additional information about any of the issues raised by this survey? i.e. Contingency planning for provider illness, regulations/reimbursement requirements impeding your ability to respond to COVID-19, shortages of supplies other than PPE, expected future disruptions to your PPE supply chain, specific policy or treatment questions that you do not have answers for, etc. If you would like an individual response to your question, please include your email address.:
Email Address (OPTIONAL):




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