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The American Medical Association (AMA) has designed resources to support physicians and practices in expediting the implementation of telemedicine.


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Date Added: 04/03/2020
Date Last Modified: May 6 2020 10:02AM

Here are the CDC's public health communication options at U.S. ports of entry.


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 11:49AM

Get the important information from this April 14, 2020, training webinar presented by CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN).


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Date Added: 04/13/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 1:03PM

The report, updated each Friday, summarizes and interprets key indicators, including information related to COVID-19 outpatient visits, emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as laboratory data.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 9:12AM

The report, updated each Friday, summarizes and interprets key indicators, including information related to COVID-19 outpatient visits, emergency department visits, hospitalizations and deaths, as well as laboratory data.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 8:51AM

Transcripts and audio recordings of the CDC's public service announcements can be found here.


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 2:40PM

Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to plan, prepare and respond to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:19PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) created this social media toolkit to help localize efforts in responding to the virus that causes COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/09/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:21AM

This April 8, 2020, webinar by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided a COVID-19 update for rural health partners.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 9:38AM

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) published this checklist for physician offices.


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Date Added: 04/01/2020
Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 2:44PM

Here are tips and information from the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors to protect yourself and your family.


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Date Added: 04/08/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:41AM

Answers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about cloth face coverings


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:33PM

On April 7, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) experts provided updates on recent actions taken to address the COVID-19 public health emergency.


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Date Added: 04/07/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:53AM

Read the latest actions the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken in response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 9:36AM

On April 3, 2020, CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Deborah Birx, MD, White House Coronavirus Task Force, and officials from the FDA, CDC, and FEMA participated in a call on COVID-19 flexibilities.


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Date Added: 04/07/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:59AM

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) compiled the best practices and lessons learned that communities have already faced fighting COVID-19


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Date Added: 04/03/2020
Date Last Modified: May 6 2020 8:52AM

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights lists answers to questions about COVID-19 and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule disclosures in this document.


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Date Added: 04/28/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 11:48PM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new tools to help speed states’ access to emergency flexibilities and resources.


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Date Added: 04/03/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 2:33PM

CMS announced the following blanket waivers are in effect, with a retroactive effective date of March 1, 2020, through the end of the emergency declaration.


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Date Added: 04/10/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 7:16AM

The National Association of the Deaf provides COVID-19 telehealth guidelines for health care providers.


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Date Added: 04/21/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 22 2020 10:59PM

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are directing facilities to screen health care personnel (HCP) prior to allowing them to work or provide services in the facility. This form is intended to document screening of HCP.


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 6 2020 10:11AM

Listen to this KnowDiabetesbyHeart podcast with Dr Anne Peters, an endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism specialist and Dr. Diana Isaacs, an endocrine clinical pharmacy specialist, as they discuss tackling COVID-19 in their practices including telehealth tips on getting started, treatment plan considerations and ways to help patients prepare. (27:47)


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Date Added: 04/29/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 29 2020 11:52PM

Here are CMS' frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) billing during COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/10/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 29 2020 11:51AM

The Social Security Administration is warning Medicare beneficiaries that scammers may try to use this pandemic to steal their Medicare number, banking information or other personal data.


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Date Added: 04/09/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:27AM

This guide is published by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).


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Date Added: 04/01/2020
Date Last Modified: May 12 2020 2:42PM

The American Hospital Association (AHA) provides some quick tips to simplify your telehealth journey.


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Date Added: 04/15/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 9:03AM

The Center for Connected Health Policy helps you stay informed about telehealth-related laws, regulations and Medicaid programs.


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 11:16AM

Read this blog by Aledade about guidance for Annual Wellness Visits via teleheatlh.


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Date Added: 05/28/2020
Date Last Modified: May 28 2020 5:58PM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are issuing new recommendations to state and local governments and long-term care facilities (also known as nursing homes) to help mitigate the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).


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Date Added: 04/03/2020
Date Last Modified: May 6 2020 8:55AM

Here are some everyday steps, steps when someone is sick, and considerations for employers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 11:27AM

Here are the latest COVID-19 frequently asked questions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
Date Last Modified: May 11 2020 2:04PM

Aledade created a website with the latest information that practices need to know to take care of their patients.


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Date Added: 04/10/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 29 2020 10:54AM

CMS provides guidance to states on how to apply for Section 1135 waivers through the Medicaid Disaster Response Tool Kit.


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Date Added: 04/03/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 2:02PM

This is a 45-second video demonstration from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
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This interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pertains to critical infrastructure workers.


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Date Added: 04/09/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:14AM

This information from the American Heart Association (AHA) is intended to help health care providers reduce the risk for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) transmission, especially with regards to resuscitation care.


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Date Added: 04/13/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 2:39PM

Read about exceptions and extensions for Quality reporting requirements for acute care hospitals, PPS-exempt cancer hospitals, inpatient psychiatric facilities, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospices, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long-term care (LTC) hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers (ASC), renal dialysis facilities, and MIPS-eligible clinicians affected by COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
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This five-minute video offers a step-by-step mask-wearing how-to, along with some do's and dont's.


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Date Added: 04/15/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 9:15AM

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Date Added: 04/06/2020
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This CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) video provides answers to common questions about the Medicare telehealth services benefit.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
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Email your COVID-19 questions to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) at Covid-19@cms.hhs.gov.


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Date Added: 04/10/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 29 2020 11:37AM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded its current Accelerated and Advance Payment Program to a broader group of Medicare Part A providers and Part B suppliers for the duration of the public health emergency


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Date Added: 04/08/2020
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Ensemble Health Partners provides the latest coding updates due to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/02/2020
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CMS announced that clinicians can now provide more services to beneficiaries via telehealth so that clinicians can take care of their patients while mitigating the risk of the spread of the virus.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
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Follow the CDC's do's and don'ts to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 in parks and recreation areas.


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Date Added: 04/13/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 1:22PM

SAMHSA recognizes the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 situation and is providing the following guidance and resources to assist individuals, providers, communities and states across the country.


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Date Added: 04/27/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 27 2020 6:49PM

SAMHSA recognizes the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 situation and is providing the following guidance and resources to assist individuals, providers, communities and states across the country.


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Date Added: 04/27/2020
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This two-page handout gives an overview of the four steps of the Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendations (SBAR) guidelines to prompt communication between team members to quickly decide which patients need to come in for an appointment and which patients can be managed via telehealth.


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Date Added: 04/16/2020
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This CDC document offers a series of strategies or options to optimize supplies of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators (commonly called “N95 respirators”) in health care settings when there is limited supply.


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:39PM

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center provides a compilation of resources related to behavioral health care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Date Added: 04/29/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 29 2020 11:23PM

The following telehealth information is based on regulations declared by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Jan. 31, 2020, and will be effective until the Secretary ends the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.


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Date Added: 05/22/2020
Date Last Modified: May 22 2020 4:05PM

Download this example telehealth workflow to adapt for use in your practice.


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Date Added: 04/27/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 27 2020 6:43PM

Keep up with the important work the Task Force is doing in response to COVID-19.


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Date Added: 04/13/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 1:36PM

On April 8, 2020, TMF Health Quality Institute presented this webinar on chronic care management services during the COVID-19 outbreak.


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Date Added: 04/07/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 9:58AM

On April 8, 2020, TMF Health Quality Institute presented this webinar on telehealth services during the COVID-19 outbreak.


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Date Added: 04/14/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 10:03AM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) official website has the latest resources related to COVID-19. It is updated regularly with clinical and technical announcements for providers and facilities, as well as guidance on billing and codes, coverage, provider enrollment and more.


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Date Added: 04/10/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 30 2020 8:17AM

Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how to wear a cloth face covering


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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:25PM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) answers frequently asked questions about how to wear a cloth face covering.


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Date Added: 04/15/2020
Date Last Modified: Apr 28 2020 9:27AM

This is a special webinar from the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers that explores the uses and benefits of telehealth during the COVID-19 outbreak.


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Date Added: 03/26/2020
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Date Added: 04/06/2020
Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 12:47PM

This one page document lists information for patients to help them work through the loss of a loved one.


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Date Added: 05/01/2020
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