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The Global Patient Coordination Officer (Global PCO) serves as a point of contact for the coordination and provision of non-medical support to COVID-19 patients who have been medically evacuated to locations that are not dedicated MEDEVAC hubs or which have no on-site Patient Coordination Officer. 2. (...) The role of the Global PCO is to work with Patient Focal Points, the Treating Medical Facility, any in-country UN Medical Advisor, the UN MEDEVAC Cell, the UN Staff Counsellors Network, the Critical Incident Stress Management Unit, and other Patient Coordination Officers to compile and share information, to act as an intermediary between the Treating Medical Facility, Patient Focal Points and patients as needed, and to provide non-medical logistical assistance, including examples of best practise, to those who are responsible for supporting COVID-19 patients. (...) Liaise daily with the Treating Medical Facility to maintain a current overview of the status of COVID-19 patients; ii.
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Score: 568164.8 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...st-medevac_support_process.pdf
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This Annex outlines the key considerations in the planning for and provision of non- medical support to COVID-19 patients who have been medically evacuated. (...) MEDEVAC - The process of evacuation from one medical facility to another. Once a casualty has been admitted to a medical facility, all onward movement for medical purposes is considered to be MEDEVAC. (...) Treating Medical Provider (TMP) –The medical professional directly responsible for providing care for the COVID-19 patient within the Treating Medical Facility or in any subsequent capacity prior to the repatriation of the COVID-19 patient.
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Score: 567824.4 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...-medevac_support_framework.pdf
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Where patients are treated in medical facilities with which the UN system has or will conclude a formal arrangement for the provision of medical services, the central fund will be used to pay for medically necessary, reasonable and customary medical costs and expenses for services related to intensive and high dependency treatment of COVID-19; and reasonable additional incidental expenses, such as personal and hygiene items (toothbrush, shower gel) telephone/TV, drinks, newspapers, incurred during intensive and high dependency treatment of COVID-19. (...) Where patients are treated in facilities with which the UN system does not have and will not conclude a formal arrangement for the provision of medical services, your company agrees to pay for all medical services, hospital accommodation costs, and reasonable incidental expenses. (...) Your company shall also be responsible for all costs incurred by any non- medical escort, including the costs of international travel and accommodation for the non-medical escort.
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Score: 566973.2 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...or_covid-19_medevac_system.pdf
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2020-08-27 updated Information Disclosure Consent Form - COVID-19 MEDEVAC System Notice: All persons, including UN staff members, are required to sign the below Information Disclosure Consent Form as a condition of being provided with COVID-19 MEDEVAC Services by the United Nations INFORMATION DISCLOSURE CONSENT FORM FOR UN COVID-19 MEDICAL EVACUATION (MEDEVAC) SERVICES I, the undersigned, hereby agree that my medical records or any information relating to my health status or personal information may be released or transferred, in accordance with applicable national laws, regulations, policies and procedures, to any treating physician(s), medical institution(s), my employer, any UN system organizations involved in the MEDEVAC services, third party service provider engaged by the UN to review, process and issue payments for medical services, and/or relevant national authorities that may be involved in providing or assisting with, or have authority over COVID-19 medical services, in connection with the provision of COVID- 19 medical evacuation services by the UN. (Complete if applicable) I am the parent or legal guardian of _______________________ (insert name) (“my child”), and hereby agree to the above-mentioned release or transfer of my child’s medical records or information relating to my child’s health status for the provision of COVID-19 medical evacuation services by the UN. _______________________ ______________________ ____________________ _______________ Signature of individual Name of individual Employer Date _______________________ ______________________ ____________________ _______________ Signature of witness Name of witness Employer Date 2 Notice: All persons, other than staff members of the UN or its funds and programmes, are required to sign the below General Release from Liability Form as a condition of being provided with COVID-19 MEDEVAC Services by the United Nations GENERAL RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FORM FOR UN COVID-19 MEDICAL EVACUATION (MEDEVAC) SERVICES I, the undersigned, hereby recognize that my travel on ground and/or air transportation for medical evacuation purposes due to my medical condition relating to COVID-19, as well as all medical care that may be provided to me by the UN, UN entities, UN contractors and/or government authorities and their personnel, is solely for my own convenience and benefit, and may take place in areas or under conditions of special risk. In consideration of receiving such transportation and medical care, I hereby: (a) Assume all risks and liabilities in connection with the provision of such transportation and medical care; (b) Recognize that neither the United Nations, nor any of its officials, employees or agents is liable for any loss, damage, injury or death that may be sustained by me during or as a result of the provision of such transportation and medical care; (c) Agree, for myself as well as for my dependents, heirs and estate, to hold harmless the United Nations and all its officials, employees and agents from any claim or action on account of any such loss, damage, injury or death; (d) Acknowledge that any air transportation for medical evacuation purposes is not offered as a commercial service or a service for the general public; that the air transportation may be operated in an area of possible hazardous conditions, including hostilities; that the operating air transportation conditions and facilities may not meet International Civil Aviation Organization (“ICAO”) or other international or national standards, which could pose special risks for the flight; and my travel on this flight is not covered by the Warsaw Convention and/or Montreal Convention, or related authorities; (e) Agree, for myself as well as for my dependents, heirs and estate, that in the event that I sustain any loss, damage, injury or death during or as a result of the provision of medical care for which the United Nations otherwise may be found to be liable, such liability, if any, shall be subject to the terms of paragraphs 8 and 9 of General Assembly resolution 52/247 of 17 July 1998, whether or not the medical care is provided in the context of peacekeeping operations and whether or not such terms are otherwise directly applicable by virtue of that resolution;1 1 In paragraphs 8 and 9 of its resolution 52/247 of 17 July 1998, the General Assembly: “8.
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Score: 566595.07 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...se_form_-_covid-19_medevac.pdf
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Where patients are treated in medical facilities with which the UN system has or will conclude a formal arrangement for the provision of medical services, the central fund will be used to pay for medically necessary, reasonable and customary medical costs and expenses for services related to intensive and high dependency treatment of COVID-19; and reasonable additional incidental expenses, such as personal and hygiene items (toothbrush, shower gel) telephone/TV, drinks, newspapers, incurred during intensive and high dependency treatment of COVID-19. (...) Where patients are treated in facilities with which the UN system does not have and will not conclude a formal arrangement for the provision of medical services, your organization agrees to pay for all medical services, hospital accommodation costs, and reasonable incidental expenses. (...) Your organization shall also be responsible for all costs incurred by any non- medical escort, including the costs of international travel and accommodation for the non-medical escort.
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Score: 566534.86 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...to_covid-19_medevac_system.pdf
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Referring entities shall also be responsible for all costs incurred by any non-medical escort, including the costs of international travel and accommodation for the non-medical escort. (...) Cigna has been engaged to act as Third-Party Administrator for the administration of medical billing for patients who have been medically evacuated and treated for COVID-19 through the MEDEVAC System. 11. (...) The Letter of Guarantee is a necessary assurance to the medical facility which will receive and treat the medically evacuated patient that invoices will be paid. 13.
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Score: 566013.23 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...ce_-_financingarrangements.pdf
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The in-country Patient Coordination Officer (In-country PCO) serves as a point of contact for the coordination and provision of non-medical support to COVID-19 patients who have been medically evacuated to a treatment facility or facilities in their location under the UN MEDEVAC System. 2. (...) The role of the In-country PCO is to work with the Patient Focal Points, the Treating Medical Facility, any in-country UN Medical Advisor, the UN Staff Counsellors Network, the Critical Incident Stress Management Unit, the Resident Coordinator’s Office, and others to compile and share information. (...) Liaise daily with the Treating Medical Facility to maintain a current overview of the status of COVID-19 patients; ii.
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Score: 565953.2 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...st-medevac_support_process.pdf
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Yes Clinic Schedulers Country Level Management of vaccination appointments and tracking availability of vaccines at designated Medical Clinics. Yes Medical Clinic Country Level Administration of medical questionnaires and collection of signed Informed Consents. (...) The Military and Police Focal Points will inform the Head of each Medical Clinic(s) and the commanding officer of each military contingent and FPU which units will be vaccinated at which Medical Clinic. APPOINTMENT SCHEDULING 12. Each Medical Clinic will have a designated Clinic Scheduler.
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Score: 563339.55 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...ts_and_formed_police_units.pdf
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The determination of clinical need is made by the Medical Coordination Unit of the MEDEVAC Cell with input from the patient’s Treating Medical Provider. (...) It should be noted that non-medical escorts may not necessarily be granted access to the treating medical facility in MEDEVAC destinations. 7. (...) [H] IN-COUNTRY MEDICAL EVACUATIONS 1. Does the COVID-19 MEDEVAC System cover medical evacuations within a country?
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Score: 561842.8 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...iles/covid-19_medevac_faqs.pdf
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• Consent and liability waiver forms must be signed by the eligible patient and referring entity • The treating physician/ entity Medical Advisor will monitor the status of the patient • If they decide there is a clinical need for a level of care not available in the country in which the patient is located, a MEDEVAC alert will be initiated through the in-country COVID-19 Coordinator*. • The clinical need for the MEDEVAC of the eligible COVID-19 patient will then be verified by UN Medical personnel at the dedicated UN MEDEVAC Cell, which is operational 24/7. Determination of clinical need for COVID-19 MEDEVAC Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) • Obtain appropriate advice from your medical provider / entity Medical Advisor • Notify the focal point within your organization that you / your eligible dependent is ill • Confirm your organization has up-to-date contact details for you and your family • Ensure that any travel documentation for the patient is valid and readily accessible If you or an eligible family member is sick with COVID-19 Confirmation of clinical need and initiation of COVID-19 MEDEVAC • Upon confirmation by the UN MEDEVAC Cell that the COVID-19 MEDEVAC will proceed: - Signed consent and liability waiver forms must be shared with the UN MEDEVAC Cell - Valid travel documentation will be requested and shared with the UN MEDEVAC Cell - Relevant patient medical records will be shared with the UN MEDEVAC Cell - Arrangements for any eligible non-medical escort will be made by the referring entity - The UN MEDEVAC Cell will identify and confirm the receiving MEDEVAC location, and will confirm the arrangements and permissions for the MEDEVAC flight Implementing a COVID-19 MEDEVAC • The condition of the patient will be continuously monitored leading up to any MEDEVAC • MEDEVAC will be fully initiated when all documents, consents & authorisations are in place • If medically stable, the patient will be moved to the departure point for the MEDEVAC flight • The COVID-19 patient will be transported to the receiving MEDEVAC location and delivered to the identified receiving medical facility for treatment *The COVID-19 Coordinator, in conjunction with the treating physician/ entity Medical Advisor and entity Focal Point will oversee all aspects of the COVID-19 MEDEVAC at the country level, and will respect patient confidentiality throughout https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/combined_information_disclosure_consent_and_general_release_form_-_covid-19_medevac.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/covid-19_medevac_faqs.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/covid-19_coordinator_terms_of_reference.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/covid-19_coordinator_terms_of_reference.pdf https://www.un.org/sites/un2.un.org/files/combined_information_disclosure_consent_and_general_release_form_-_covid-19_medevac.pdf
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Score: 558988 - https://www.un.org/sites/un2.u...e._how_does_a_medevac_work.pdf
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