Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease
Hunt Regional Healthcare reports that although cases of COVID-19 have increased in Hunt County, the number of patients requiring hospitalization is low and capacity remains stable.
National Men’s Health Week is observed each year leading up to Father’s Day. This week is a reminder for men to take steps to be healthier, but they don’t have to do it alone! Whether it’s your husband, partner, dad, brother, son, or friend you can help support the health and safety of the men in your life.
Whether your role as a caregiver has you looking out for an elderly relative, children or both, chances are good that you’ve worried about how the COVID-19 pandemic may continue to affect your ability to provide necessary care.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency rooms have seen a concerning decrease in patients seeking help for serious non-COVID issues, such as heart attack, stroke, and abdominal pain. The emergency room physicians at Hunt Regional Healthcare say that not only should patients not fear emergency rooms, delaying treatment for medical emergencies can have long-lasting effects or even be fatal.
Hunt Regional Medical Center and Hunt Regional Home Care have earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.
As phased reopenings begin throughout Texas and restrictions ease around the county, Hunt Regional Healthcare is working to develop steps for safe care while resuming services throughout the hospital through their Health Forward plan.
Effective March 18, 2020 in accordance with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), Senate Bill 3548, SEC. 4202. PRICING OF DIAGNOSTIC TESTING, Hunt Regional’s expected payment for a COVID-19 diagnostic laboratory test (HCPCS U0002, U0003, U0004 and CPT 87635) is $100.
Additional services provided during the same visit may result in additional expected payments.
Colonel Brian Weber, PA-C, MPAS, has been a healthcare provider with Family Practice at Live Oak in Commerce—now a member of the Hunt Regional Medical Partners group—for three decades, during which time countless families have turned to him for his knowledge of health, wellness, and disease. In the last month, his expertise has been called on for another reason: to care for soldiers during the fight against COVID-19. As part of the Texas Army National Guard for 36 years, Weber has seen his share of disasters. He now serves as the deputy commander for clinical services.