As the COVID-19 crisis began sweeping through the country this spring, hospitals sought a way for clinicians to treat infectious patients while maintaining distance from them if possible. In that way, ThinkLabs founder Clive Smith told Healthcare IT News, smart devices that measured vital signs remotely, including from outside the exam room, became
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- Medicare Telehealth Reimbursement Summary
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Updated Aug. 4, 2020
Whitmer’s plan outlines ways for schools to protect teachers, students and everyone involved in returning to in-person learning.
- Here are all 140 executive orders issued by Whitmer during COVID-19 pandemic
- Here’s how all 83 Michigan counties are divided into regions in Gov. Whitmer’s reopening plan
The safety protocols detailed in the roadmap include guidance on the use of personal protective equipment, good hygiene, cleaning/disinfecting, spacing in classrooms, screening for symptoms, athletics and more.
Encouraging the use of telehealth services during the COVID-19 emergency
May 14, 2020
Here are the 6 stages in Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s plan to fully reopen the state
The MI re-opening plan has six phases as outlined here - https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98158-528453--,00.html
The phases of the pandemic include:
Michigan Policy Updates from Michigan.gov coronavirus updated May 11, 2020
- Executive Orders, Directives & FAQs
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ASPPB - State Psych Boards and licensing changes due to COVID-19. direct link to the document from their website is here: Michigan is on page 17- Released on April 1, 2020
- COVID-19 Response: Telemedicine Policy Expansion - Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans (PIHPs)/Community Mental Health Services Providers (CMHSPs) Implications – Issued March 20, 2020
- COVID-19 Response: Relaxing Face-to-Face Requirement – Policy update for Medicaid, Children Special Health Care Services, Flint Waiver, Healthy Michigan Plan – Issued March 18, 2020
- General Telemedicine Policy Changes; Updates to Existing Policy; Federally Qualified Health Center and Rural Health Clinic Policy Changes – This policy expands the definition for originating site and updates reimbursement information. It was not released in response to COVID-19 but includes many changes that went into effect March 1, 2020.
- Medicaid will allow homes to be an eligible originating site
- Expansion of Telemedicine Policy, including telephonic only communication.
Whitmer Administration Expands Telemedicine, Urges President Trump to Permit ACA Special Enrollment Period During COVID-19
Proposed Medicaid Policy 2021-Telemedicine
The following proposed policy has been issued for public comment:
- 2021-Telemedicine - COVID-19 Response: Telemedicine Policy Expansion; Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans (PIHPs)/Community Mental Health Services Programs (CMHSPs) Implications.
Comments may be forwarded to the e-mail or address noted on the policy's transmittal sheet.
Proposed Medicaid policies may be accessed here on the MDHHS website.