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INDICAID’S Omicron Variant Update

INDICAID’s Omicron BA.2 Variant Update

April 04, 2022

Phase Scientific continuously monitors emerging variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 and how their mutations may impact the performance of the INDICAID® COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test. A sub-variant of Omicron designated BA.2 (B.1.1529.2) was detected in the U.S. in January 2022, and the Centers […]

INDICAID’S Omicron Variant Update2022-04-13T20:57:40+05:00

Facing the “Stealth Omicron” Sub-variant’s Dominance Head-On

No New Surges Means Good Preventive Care

Despite its pervasiveness and spikes in Asia and Europe, the Covid-19 Omicron BA.2—dubbed the Stealth Omicron by the World Health Organization (WHO)—has appeared to have lost its choke-hold on the U.S. It’s stealthy no more, Carl Zimmer remarks in his New York Times piece.

Omicron BA.2 […]

Facing the “Stealth Omicron” Sub-variant’s Dominance Head-On2022-03-29T23:27:16+05:00

A Premium At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Product Hits U.S. Retail Stores

PHASE Scientific’s INDICAID® Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test Obtains FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Over-the-Counter (OTC), Asymptomatic, Non-Prescription Use

March 16, 2022 :  The biotech conglomerate, PHASE Scientific USA, announced the FDA’s EUA green-light to launch INDICAID® Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Over-the-Counter (OTC)
tests nationwide. With INDICAID® OTC Delivered to leading retailers across the […]

A Premium At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Testing Product Hits U.S. Retail Stores2022-03-30T03:14:25+05:00

AMA Updated Coding Guidelines

Best Coding Practices for Coverage of Covid-19 Testing, Monitoring, and Telehealth

Late last year, the American Medical Association (AMA) released an updated version of its document, ‘Special coding advice during COVID-19 public health emergency.’

This updated version, labeled v3.2, provides a broader list of coding scenarios, now 26 from the […]

AMA Updated Coding Guidelines2022-03-04T19:57:55+05:00

FAQS About Families First Coronavirus Response Act

And Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act Implementation Part 52

February 4, 2022 : Set out below are Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). These FAQs have been prepared jointly by the […]

FAQS About Families First Coronavirus Response Act2022-02-17T23:07:49+05:00

Pandemic to Endemic

As cases of Covid-19 become increasingly mild and isolated, we have hope of a ‘new normal’ through continued vaccinations and testing

Starting February 1, 2022, Denmark has made the bold decision to lift most pandemic restrictions in the country. This includes mandatory isolation for infected individuals, vaccine passports for restaurants and concerts, […]

Pandemic to Endemic2022-02-14T21:25:26+05:00

Update on SCOTUS and the COVID-19 Vaccine Testing Mandate

No, for Businesses. Yes, for Healthcare Providers

Effective January 26, the US government has formally withdrawn its vaccine and testing mandate for businesses after the Supreme Court ruled that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) had exceeded its authority.

The Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision made on January 13, blocked […]

Update on SCOTUS and the COVID-19 Vaccine Testing Mandate2022-02-09T01:25:49+05:00

SCOTUS Block on OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard

Two Giants in A Tug-Of-War

We all saw it coming. As soon as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing, the pushback has caused an uproar in both private and public sectors.

Because of all the suits filed since the mandate, the […]

SCOTUS Block on OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard2022-01-20T21:21:16+05:00

OSHA Vaccine Mandate

FULL COMPLIANCE WENT INTO EFFECT ON JANUARY 4, 2022

As of December 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati overturned the Fifth Circuit’s ruling, blocking OSHA’s vaccine/testing mandate. This OSHA rule states that businesses of 100 or more employees must require vaccinations for their workers by January […]

OSHA Vaccine Mandate2022-01-07T07:15:07+05:00
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