COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Helpful links

Compliance

HHS’s Health Resources and Services Administration has a new website for telehealth focusing on the patient and provider experience and resources for COVID-19:   https://telehealth.hhs.gov/  

CMS' open letter to clinicians outlines actions taken to ensure clinicians have maximum flexibility to reduce unnecessary barriers to providing patient care during the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19. The summary includes information about telehealth and virtual visits, accelerated and advanced payments, and recent waiver information.​

CMS Activates Accelerated Payment Program Nationwide as Part of COVID-19 Response:  Press Release   Fact Sheet

HIPAA Decision Making Matrix for PHI Disclosure for Public Health Emergency Purposes 
 

CMS website related to EMTALA and COVID-19 to their State Directors  


Waiver or Modification of Requirements Under Section 1135 of the SSA (which includes information on EMTALA modifications during COVID-19)  

 

Clinical

National Association of Behavioral Healthcare Covid-19 Resource Site

Cardiopulmonary Programs - AACVPR Suuport Through the Pandemic
 

Caring for Patients’Mental Well-Being During Coronavirus and Other Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Guide for Clinicians

 

Self Care

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health:Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infection Disease- SAMHSA

Employees

Tips for Effective Telework

Stay Vigilant: COVID-19 themed phishing attacks and hacking campaigns are on the rise

Retirement

Surviving Market Volatility

 


 

Innovative Resources

Compliance Briefs

Inpatient Psych OIG Report 2020

2020 Final Rule Impact on Opioid Treatment and Telehealth
 

Success Stories

Management in Midwest

Management in New England

Consulting in the Southwest

Program Q&A's

Structured Outpatient Programs
 

Videos

Psych Hub, an online library hosts more than 100 free videos on mental health, addiction and suicide prevention. These compelling, short videos have gone through an extensive clinical development process. They are evidence-based, trauma-informed and non-triggering. 

Articles

Psychotic disorders in late life: a narrative review

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry - Women and Opioid Use Disorders

Ethical Legal and Forensic Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry

Past Compliance Briefs

2019

Physician Fee Schedule, Hospital OPPS, and ASC Final Rules

Why Do We Need to Know the Privacy Rule?

Substance Use Disorder and HIPPA: Determining Part 2 Applicability

2018

Beyond the Letter of the Law

Not Just Another Number….Individualized Treatment Planning in Mental Health

Diving into the Code of Ethics and Business Conduct: Understanding Competing Interests

Ethical Leadership

Know the Code and the Road

Need a Ride?  The Anti-Kickback Statute’s Local Transportation Safe Harbor

CMS Clarification of Ligature Risk Policy

 

Websites

National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Mental Health America

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

StartYourRecovery