COVID-19 - NATIONAL AND STATE HEALTH GUIDANCE
National and State Guidance
This webpage contains news, guidance and resources from around the country regarding addiction treatment in the wake of COVID-19.
If you have received guidance from a state health agency or authority, please contact Zach Semple at email@example.com so it can be added to the webpage.
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- Telehealth Flexibility: Key Regulatory Changes That Providers Should Know | Health Law Advisor
- FSMB Statement on Supporting States in Verifying Licenses for Physicians Responding to COVID-19 Virus
- Covid-19 Shifts More Methadone From Opioid Clinic to Home
- Nation's opioid addiction treatment system during COVID-19 needs reform
- Addiction Treatment Facilities: Are They Prepared For The COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak?
- Indiana to Allow Opioid Treatment Programs to Use Lockboxes; Provide Naloxone to Help Reduce Spread of COVID-19
- AMA Physician's Guide to COVID-19
- Quick Guide to Telemedicine in Practice
- Digital Health Implementation Playbook
- COVID-19: Recommendations for Pursuing Liability Protections Through State Action (April 4, 2020)
- AMA Urges States to Adopt New Maine Needle and Syringe Exchange Services Policy
- AMA Guidance for HHS General Allocation Fund Portal
- AMA highlights mental health resources for physicians during COVID-19
Center for Connected Health Policy:
- Telehealth Coverage Policies In the Time of COVID-19 (Federal)
- Telehealth Coverage in the Time of COVID-19 (State)
National Governors Association:
Kaiser Family Foundation
- How Can Medicaid Enhance State Capacity to Respond to COVID-19
- The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
- The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Summary of Key Provisions
If you are a patient or family member or friend in need of immediate assistance:
- Disaster Distress Helpline
Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 800-273-8255 or Chat with Lifeline
About COVID-19 Taskforce Members
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