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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Telemedicine Resources


10/8/20: OCHA Soonercare Medicaid Extends use of telehealth services

Telehealth services that have been expanded during the COVID-19 national and state emergency are being extended through Jan. 31, 2021. OHCA will assess the status of the COVID-19 pandemic toward the end of January to determine if the expansion should be extended.

7/23/20: Public health emergency (PHE) extended for 90 days
5/15/20: OHCA SoonerCare Expanded use of telehealth services extended
5/15/20: OHCA SoonerCare - Telephonic E/M Codes
4/27/20: Medici Connect: HIPAA-compliant telemedicine tool FREE to OSMA members
4/24/20: Telemedicine billing tips: which codes to use and when
4/15/20: OHCA SoonerCare to Allow Well-Child Visits Via Telehealth
4/8/20: Top 12 Telehealth Resources provided by the OFMQ
4/1/20: Telehealth at an FQHC or RHC

3/30/20: AMA releases special coding advice related to COVID-19
New guidance from the AMA provides special coding advice during the COVID-19 public health emergency. One resource outlines coding scenarios designed to help health care professionals apply best coding practices. A quick-reference flowchart outlines CPT reporting for COVID-19 testing and a new web page outlines CMS payment policies and regulatory flexibilities related to COVID-19.

3/24/20: AG Hunter Opinion Regarding Telemedicine
3/19/20: DRAFT Telemedicine Consent Form
3/19/20: Blue Cross/Blue Shield Telemedicine Policy Update
3/17/20: Department of Health and Human Services Will Allow Providers to Use Non-HIPAA Compliant Applications to Provide Telemedicine Services
3/17/20: CMS Approves Waiver to Allow for Payment of Expanded Telehealth Services
3/17/20: OK Department of Insurance Urges Carriers to Waive Telehealth Copays and Reimburse Providers
3/15/20: Gov. Stitt Executive Order Waives Preexisting Patient Relationship Requirement for Telemedicine

American Medical Association's Quick Guide to Telemedicine in Practice

Oklahoma Telemedicine Law

WEBINAR: Telemedicine During Today's Times
Oklahoma State Medical Association presents a free online CME for all Oklahoma physicians. More Info 

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