COVID-19 Resources and Guidance from Alliance Members and Partners

Posted Alliance for Connected Care COVID-19

The Alliance is closely monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 and will continue to update this page. Please send resources to cadamec@connectwithcare.org for inclusion on this page.

The Alliance has compiled a resource detailing state-by-state expansion of telehealth and licensing waivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alliance also has a list of federal agency telehealth guidance documents. These pages are updated regularly.

Recent Alliance webinars on COVID-19:

External Telehealth Resources:

American Academy of Family Physicians  telehealth resources page featuring tools for practices to build telehealth capacity. Additionally, the Financial Relief for Family Physicians page breaks down available financial relief programs, plus offers a related cost calculator, Medicare Administrative Contact list and application instructions.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)has a tracking page with federal and state policy resources, including an Emergency State Licensure page tracking state orders to consider emergency licensing for the nurse workforce to meet increased demands resulting from COVID-19.

American Academy of PAs (AAPA) website includes a map showing the states that have taken action to suspend or waive certain practice requirements for PAs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

American Medical Association (AMA)has a page with special coding advice during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association telehealth resources page includes State-by-State Tracking of Laws and Regulations for Telepractice and Temporary Practice and COVID-19 Commercial Insurance Telepractice Policy Tracking.

American Urological Association page on telehealth and urology during COVID-19.

Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness lists COVID-19 Behavioral Health Resources

The California Health Care Foundation has resources page on telehealth delivery, with a specific emphasis on California Telehealth Policy changes .

Center for Connected Health Policy includes a CCHP COVID-19 Related State Actions to Date – States waiving licensure requirements/renewals and states waiving in-state licensure requirements for telehealth and CCHP COVID-19 Telehealth Coverage Policies.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) NAMI released a NAMI COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide to answer frequently asked questions regarding the intersection between Coronavirus, or COVID-19, and people affected by mental illness, their caregivers and loved ones.

National Association for Home Care & Hospice  Coronavirus resource page for home health and hospice community includes Info for Patients & Family Caregivers

National Council for Behavioral Health site includes resources for behavioral health organizations including economic assistance for small businesses, training and technical assistance resources, and a COVID-19 Guidance for Behavioral Health Residential Facilities.

National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers has a COVID-19 Telehealth Toolkit provides an overview of telehealth policy, how telehealth can be used in response to COVID-19 and additional resources. Video: Telehealth Best Practices for Providers (Providers) Video: What to Expect from a Telehealth Visit (Patients)