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COVID-19 Policy Updates

COVID-19 Flexibility Updates Through July 20 2021 Memo

Developmental Disabilities (DD) and Commonwealth Coordinated Care (CCC) Plus Waivers: Provider Flexibilities Related to COVID-19 (3.11.2021)

COVID-19 Flexibility Updates Through 4/20/2021 (3.5.2021)

Coverage Of Single Dose COVID 19 Vaccine Administration (03.02.2021)

Updates To Coverage Of High Throughput COVID 19 Testing (02.08.2021)

Memo: COVID-19 Flexibility Continuations Until 4/20/2021 (01.14.2021)

Pharmacy Procedure For COVID-19 Vaccine (01.05.21)

Coverage Of COVID 19 Vaccine Administration (12.11.2020)

Coverage Of COVID 19 Laboratory Tests (11.05.2020)

COVID Extension Memo (10.22.20)

Updates on COVID-19 Continuation and Timelines for Behavioral Health and Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (09.30.2020)

Developmental Disability (DD) And Commonwealth Coordinated Care (CCC) Plus Waivers Provider Flexibilities Related To COVID 19 (08.11.2020)

Coverage Of COVID 19 Antibody Lab Tests (08.07.2020)

Extended Timelines for COVID-19 Flexibilities (08.05.2020)

COVID-19 Payment Increase for Medallion 4 Providers of Certain Evaluation and Management Codes (07.02.2020)

Home and Community Based Services Waivers COVID19 Policy Continuation and Timeline (06.26.2020)

Group-Based Service Delivery in Behavioral Health and ARTS Update (07.01.2020)

Per Diem COVID-19 Add-On Payment for Nursing Facility and Specialized Care Rates (06.24.2020)

Behavior Therapy Provider Flexibility Update (06.11.2020)

Provider Memo on Electronic Visit Verification Extension (06.11.2020)

New Emergency 1135 Waiver and Administrative Provider Flexibilities (05.26.2020)

Developmental Disabilities (DD) and Commonwealth Coordinated Care (CCC) Plus Waivers: Additional Provider Flexibilities and Retainer Payments Related to COVID-19 (05.15.2020)

Telehealth Flexibilities for Providers Related to COVID-19 (05.15.2020)

Authorization for Temporary Suspension of Payments Due Under Repayment Plans (04.30.2020)

Directives for Providers of Children's Residential and Group Care - COVID-19 Response (04.24.2020)

Developmental Disabilities (DD) and Commonwealth Coordinated Care (CCC) Plus Waivers: Provider Flexibilities Related to COVID-19 (04.22.2020)

Behavioral Health and ARTS Clarifications of Fee-for-Service and MCO Flexibilities for COVID-19 (03.27.2020)

Provider Flexibilities Related to COVID-19 (03.19.2020)



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Behavioral Health Provider and Stakeholder Meetings

DMAS has held regular Behavioral Health provider and stakeholder meetings since the state of emergency was executed. The recordings and slide decks are listed below. If you need any accommodations to view or hear the videos below, please contact 804-786-7933 (TTY: 1-800-343-0634).

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (08.12.2020)

08.12.2020 Slide Deck COVID 19 DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (07.29.2020)

07.29.20 Slide Deck COVID 19 Response DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (07.01.2020)

07.01.20 Slide Deck COVID 19 Response DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (06.17.2020)

06.17.2020. Slide Deck COVID 19 Response DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (06.03.2020)

06.03.2020 Slide Deck COVID 19 DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (05.20.2020)

05.20.2020 Slide Deck COVID 19 Response DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (05.06.2020)

05.06.2020 Slide Deck COVID 19 DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (04.22.2020)

04.22.20 COVID 19 DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Behavioral Health Providers & Stakeholders (04.01.2020)

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Preferred Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) and Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) Providers & Stakeholders (03.18.2020)

COVID 19 Response - DMAS Mental Health Providers & Stakeholders (03.18.2020)