COVID-19 Resources

AOTA's Decision Guide for Re-opening of OT Services during a Pandemic, May 14, 2020

https://www.aota.org/~/media/Corporate/Files/Practice/Health/Decision-Guide-Phased-Reopening-COVID19-Pandemic.pdf 

CDC Guidance on Extending the Usability of N-95 Masks

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/face-masks.html 

CMS update authorizing OT via Telehealth and providing relevant CPT codes, Mar 30, 2020

https://www.cms.gov/files/document/covid-19-physicians-and-practitioners.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3sbQ5KiqI7xhR-poqvx4UfSuUBCbIyE1eSel_Uy5KCmXtxw15p6faUxrY

NM RLD Public Notices During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Occupational_Therapy.aspx

Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency (HHS.gov)

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/emergency-preparedness/notification-enforcement-discretion-telehealth/index.html

NM Public Health Order: FAQs, Mar 23, 2020

https://www.newmexico.gov/2020/03/23/march-23-public-health-order-faqs/

AOTA Coronavirus Resource Center - for Practitioners, Educators and Students

https://www.aota.org/coronavirus?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=New%20COVID%2D19%20Resources%20for%20OT%20Practitioners

State Actions Affecting Occupational Therapy in Response to COVID-19 — Updated as of March 23, 2020

www.aota.org/~/media/Corporate/Files/Secure/Advocacy/State/Telehealth/State-Actions-Affecting-Occupational-Therapy-in-Response-to-COVID-19.pdf

The Role of Occupational Therapy: Providing Care in a Pandemic (AOTA, Mar 23, 2020) 

https://www.aota.org/Advocacy-Policy/Federal-Reg-Affairs/News/2020/OT-Pandemic.aspx

CDC's Resources for Clinics and Healthcare Facilities (CDC, Mar 16, 2020, continually updated)

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/healthcare-facilities/index.html 

Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19 Response (CISA, Mar 19, 2020)

https://www.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/CISA-Guidance-on-Essential-Critical-Infrastructure-Workers-1-20-508c.pdf

Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth remote communications during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency (HHS.gov)

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/emergency-preparedness/notification-enforcement-discretion-telehealth/index.html

Technical Assistance for Telehealth from HealthIT.gov

https://www.healthit.gov/topic/health-it-initiatives/telemedicine-and-telehealth

State Occupational And Physical Therapy Telehealth Laws and Regulations: a 50-State Survey (Bierman, Kwong, and Calouro, 2017)

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6296796/pdf/ijt-10-03.pdf

Have suggestions for more resources to list here? Do you have other questions?

 

Please email those to covid@nmota.org.

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