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

COVID-19 PUI Case Investigation Form
COVID-19 Hotline
CDC Guidance on Mass Gatherings
COCA Video Call
CDC Evaluation & Reporting Persons Under Investigation
CDC Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
CDC COVID-19 Risk Assessment Algorithm
CDC COVID-19 Caring for Patients

Kentucky Updates

KMA Member Alert 3-24-20: Anthem Expands Coverage to Include Telephone-only Services for 90-Days
Policy options for states to address COVID-19
Local PPE Stockpile Release
Dr. Stack Message for Health Care Providers 3/19/20
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 Health Advisory
KY COVID-19 Clinician Health Update

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

Full List of Telehealth Information - Updated 04/03
Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield COVID-19 Telehealth Webinar
Policy options for states to address COVID-19
Order Regarding Office Visits/Outpatient Procedures; Telehealth and HIPPA

Coding & Billing

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

ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines - Supplement Coding encounters related to COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak Effective: February 20, 2020

Private Practice Info Regarding the CARES Act

GLI Small Business Loan Program

PPE

Local PPE Stockpile Release
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

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