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OACHC Updates
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Public Service Announcement & Resources for Your Practice »
As medical practices begin to reopen and resume elective surgeries and procedures, we know it is critical that Ohioans are...
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community and Faith-Based Culturally Competent Stigma Reduction Funding Opportunity »
In support of Governor Mike DeWine’s commitment to the Investment in Ohio’s Future, the Office of Faith-Based and Communit...
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Health Centers Expand Access to Testing »
Ohio Community Health Centers offer safe care at a safe place, connecting Ohioans to COVID-19 Testing READ MORE &n...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Background Information on COVID Uninsured Claims »
NACHC recently worked with Feldsman Tucker Liefer Fidell to create a revised analysis on the uninsured claims program. The...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Direct Relief Launches the COVID-19 Response Fund for Community Health Centers »
Direct Relief has launched the COVID-19 Response Fund for Community Health in recognition of the profound effects that the...
Friday, May 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New and Expanded Flexibilities for RHCs & FQHCs »
New and Expanded Flexibilities for Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) During the C...
Friday, May 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Issues New 'Stay Safe' Order Through May 29 »
State officials on Friday issued a new "stay safe" order that extends key portions of a stay-at-home order that expires at...
Friday, May 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeWine Administration Adds Online Resources for Health Care »
Check out these online resources on ODH’s COVID-19 webpage including the  Responsible RestartOhio A Guide For Healt...
Thursday, April 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeWine Rolls Out Plans to Restart Ohio’s Economy »
  On April 27, Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted, and Dr. Acton, MD, MPH, made several major announcements rega...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Reevaluates Accelerated Payment Program and Suspends Advance Payment Program »
On April 26 CMS announced that following the payment of over $100 billion to healthcare providers and suppliers through th...
Monday, April 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 »
Manufacturing: The Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 has launched an online marketplace to match organizations...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rainbow PUSH Coalition, National Medical Association Response to COVID-19: A Public Health Manifesto »
Just as the sun rises in the East and sets in the West, COVID-19 has emerged as a global threat. In the United States the...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NIH’s Updated COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines »
Click here to view the most recent COVID-19 treatment guidelines from the National Institutes of Health.   &n...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Publishes List of NIOSH-Approved N95 Respirators »
Click here to view the CDC List of NIOSH-Approved N95 Respirators.     QUESTIONS OR CON...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guidance on the Use of Asynchronous Telehealth Modalities »
Please see the BH MITS Bits with guidance on the use of asynchronous Medicaid telehealth modalities.  ...
Monday, April 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enhanced Medicare Reimbursement for Telehealth Services »
On Friday afternoon, CMS announced its guidance allowing FQHCs and RHCs to receive enhanced Medicare reimbursement for tel...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Critical Equipment Clearinghouse »
Project N95 is the National Critical Equipment Clearinghouse for healthcare providers on the frontline during the COVID-19...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Expanded "financial options" document outlines grants, loans, tax credits, & other options »
  NACHC updated and expanded its document (formerly called the "Cashflow document") outlining financial resources...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Providing Care to Homeless Populations During the Pandemic »
    OACHC partnered with COHHIO to connect Ohio’s homeless service providers with FQHCs during...
Thursday, April 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insurers must pay full cost of COVID-19 testing – and FQHCs must post their fees on public website »
Federal law now requires all health insurers (except short-term plans) to cover all costs associated with COVID-19 testing...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telehealth Billing Guidance »
  The telehealth billing guidance (for FFS claims and claims for wraparound payments) and other documents have bee...
Monday, April 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FCC on-line portal not yet functional, so applications can be submitted via pdf and email »
  The FCC hasn’t gotten the on-line portal functioning yet, but since it promised to start accepting applications...
Thursday, April 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FCC releases more info on how to prepare to apply for COVID-19 telehealth funding »
    The FCC published more information on how potential applicants can prepare to submit a grant applicati...
Thursday, April 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Buckeye/Centene Announces Provider Support Program to Assist w/ Grant Writing, Sm Business Loan App »
  Buckeye's parent company, Centene (NYSE: CNC), announced today the creation of a provider support program to ass...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alert: Individual Posing as Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Investigator »
    It has come to OCR’s attention that an individual posing as an OCR Investigator has contacted HIP...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Application Window for FCC Funds for Telehealth Opening ANY DAY; 1st Come, 1st Served Basis »
    The FCC’s new $200 million program related to COVID-19 will allow eligible providers – i...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Department of Health Receives All Allocated PPE from Strategic National Stockpile »
Ohio requested early and has received its shipment of PPE from the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). PPE includes gowns,...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Battelle Decontamination of N95s – What We Know »
OACHC had a virtual meeting with Battelle and here are the highlights: Information Sterilization Process: Use v...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reporting Ventilator Inventory »
Yesterday, March 31, Ohio Department of Health Director, Dr. Amy Acton, issued an order requiring all entities with ventil...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
PPE Guidance »
PPE Guidance Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Guidance for Utilizing and Optimizing Personal Protectiv...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guidance on Testing and Resource Management »
  4/01/20 HEALTH ALERT | Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Updated Guidance for Testing... READ MORE...
Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ohio Department of Medicaid Telehealth Rules: Frequently Asked Questions »
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (Ohio MHAS), in part...
Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID‐19: Ohio Community Health Center Update Telehealth and Small Business Unemployment Updates »
  Below please find the most up‐to‐date resources and guidance; also please check our Covid‐19 webpage ( https://...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
COVID19 Update Call 3.17.20 »
Listen to the recording of the   COVID19 Update Call 3.17.20   Listen here