As frontline organizations of the COVID-19 pandemic, you provide care to Floridians most in need. FBHA is here to support members with a webpage that includes the latest guidance, best practices, toolkits and policies to assist members during this challenging time.
- Effective January 11, 2023, the Secretary of Health and Human Services renewed the national public health emergency until April 11, 2023.
- Medicaid telehealth flexibilities for behavioral health services outlined in the April 16, 2020, Medicaid Alert including audio-only, remain in place at this time. This includes using audio-only services when video capability is not available, and services can only be provided telephonically which requires rigorous documentation by providers. AHCA continues to review the audio-only provision to determine if modifications may be needed in the future.
- The CDC and Infectious Disease Society of America are hosting the COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network with expert and timely information for frontline health care organizations. Also, see the CDC’s Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the COVID-19 Pandemic.