COVID-19 Resources

Attention Physicians and Medical Practices:
As your local medical society, we are committed to keeping you informed with the latest communication and resources available regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is list of categories to help you navigate and access the items you need:

National Updates

CDC removes its 14-day quarantine recommendation
Health, Wellness and Leave Benefits Help Employees with Coronavirus
Assessing Risk Factors for Severe COVID-19 Illness
Interim U.S. Guidance for Risk Assessment and Public Health Management of Healthcare Personnel with Potential Exposure in a Healthcare Setting to Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
OSHA issued updated enforcement guidance for respiratory protection due to the shortage resulting from the pandemic
COVID-19 PUI Case Investigation Form
COVID-19 Hotline
CDC Guidance on Mass Gatherings
COCA Video Call
CDC Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities
CDC Evaluation & Reporting Persons Under Investigation
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
CDC COVID-19 Risk Assessment Algorithm
CDC COVID-19 Caring for Patients

Kentucky Updates

COVID-19 Clinician Reporting Guidance
COVID-19 Lab Guidance
Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Disease Clearance Guidance
COVID-19 Case Classification
COVID-19 Case Definition and Case Reporting, Case Investigation, and Contact Tracing Updates
Provider Relief Fund Update
Remdesivir Kentucky Distribution
Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS) Potentially Associated with COVID-19
Team Kentucky Healthy at Work Guidelines
Kentucky Healthcare Reopening - All Phases
COVID-19 Medial Practice Reopening Checklist
Information about decontamination of N95 or N95-equivalent respirators for reuse.
Referral of Homeless Individuals to Isolation and Quarantine Shelter
Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 Disease Clearance Guidances
MGMA 12 Steps for Keeping your Medical Practice Running Amid COVID-19
OSHA issued updated enforcement guidance for respiratory protection due to the shortage resulting from the pandemic
Policy options for states to address COVID-19
Local PPE Stockpile Release
Kentucky Reportable Disease Form
Kentucky's COVID-19 Resource Page
When to Seek Care
Kentucky Department for Public Health Emergency Department (ED) Flow Chart for COVID-19 Testing
Kentucky Hospital Association Consensus Statement Regarding Recommendation on Cancellation of Elective Procedures
KY COVID-19 Clinician Health Update
KY COVID-19 Health Advisory

Graphic Resources

How to Apply and Remove a Mask Chart
Chance of Transmission
Exposure Chart

Patient Screening

Kentucky Reportable Disease Form
COVID-19 PUI Case Investigation Form
COVID-19 Questions - Customizable Sign
COVID-19 Patient Questionnaire

Telehealth

For Billing and Coding Guidance related to Telehealth, email stephanie.woods@glms.org

Kentucky COVID-19 Actions and Guidance Related to Telehealth
Physicians should protect personal information during telemedicine appointments
Full List of Telehealth Information - Updated 10/01
AMA Telehealth Policy, Coding and Payment
AMA Quick Guide to Telemedicine in Practice
Policy options for states to address COVID-19

Coding & Billing

For Billing and Coding Guidance related to Telehealth, email stephanie.woods@glms.org

Full List of Telehealth Information - Updated 10/01
ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines - Supplement Coding encounters related to COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Effective: February 20, 2020

Financial Relief for Practices

Webinar recording for network providers on SBA loans and other federal relief programs
MAGA 12 Steps for Keeping your Medical Practice Running Amid COVID-19
CMS Approves Approximately $34 Billion for Providers with the Accelerated/Advance Payment Program for Medicare Providers in One Week
Paycheck Protection Program Information Sheet
Information about the Paycheck Protection Program Application
Learn how to get help under CARES Act
Small Business Loans Under the CARES Act
GLI Small Business Loan Program
Accelerated and Advance Payment Program for Medicare Providers

PPE

PPE Purchasing Options - Updated 05/01
PPE Fact Sheet
Checklist for Healthcare Facilities: Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators during the COVID-19 Response
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of Facemasks
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
PPE Drive Organized by GLMS & GLMS Foundation
Information and a List of PPE Needed

FAQs

CDC FAQ Page
CMS.gov FAQs to Ensure Individuals, Issuers and States have Clear Information on Coverage Benefits for COVID-19

Opportunities to Help

Volunteer Opportunities for GLMS Members
PPE Drive Organized by GLMS & GLMS Foundation
The Louisville Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is facing severe blood shortage; healthy individuals are encouraged to donate now.

Media

Interview with Dr. Valerie Briones-Pryor
COVID-19 Q&A with Dr. Sarah Moyer, Director of the Louisville Department of Public Health and Wellness
Dr. Monalisa Tailor answers questions from The Courier Journal to clear up popular misconceptions.
Ask the Doctors Town Hall with Mayor Greg Fischer
Louisville Medicine Article written by Suzanne McGee, MD
Dr. Sarah Moyer, Louisville's health chief, is leading city's battle against coronavirus
Lexington Infectious Disease Consultants' COVID Epidemiology
KET Coronavirus Forum with Dr. Lori Coloia and Dr. Wayne Tuckson