September, 2020 COVID Newsletter - FCC

 


SWTRC COVID UPDATES - September 2020

Bringing You Up To Date Regional Information

 

FCC Awards in Grants to Fight COVID in SWTRC Region!

AZ

SWTRC States with Arizona highlighed

TOTAL: $2,161,083

El Rio Santa Cruz Neighborhood Health Center; Navajo Nation Department of Health; Jewish Family & Children's Services; Lake Powell Medical Center; Serenity First Counseling Prevention & Support Coalition; Creek Valley Health Clinic; North Country HealthCare 

CO

SWTRC States with Colorado highlighed

TOTAL: $3,985,754

Children's Hospital Colorado; Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc.; Clinica Colorado (multiple sites); Spanish Peaks Behavioral Health Centers  

NV

SWTRC States with Nevada highlighed

TOTAL $1,757,091

Bridge Counseling Associates; Renown Regional Medical Center; Vitality Integrated Programs (2 sites); Northern Nevada HOPES

NM

SWTRC States with New Mexico highlighed

TOTAL $376,621

FCCH South Valley Family Health Commons

UT

SWTRC States with Utah highlighed

TOTAL $1,004,689

Intermountain Health Care; Montezuma Creek Community Health Center

5-state total $9,285,238
https://www.fcc.gov/covid-19-telehealth-program
 

EVENTS, NEWS & RESOURCES

  • SWTRC website has Telemedicine COVID-19 Resources including information for healthcare providers & consumers, as well as state-specific information for SWTRC states.
     
  • CMS 2021 proposed Physician Fee Schedule is out: https://southwesttrc.org/resources/covid19/making-telehealth-expansions-permanent. CMS is seeking feedback on proposed rule, including services that should be permanently added to list of allowed telehealth services. Public comment period ends Oct. 5, 2020.
     
  • September 14, 2020 livestream training: “Developing a Telemedicine Program”
    Advanced Registration is required to attend ATP training courses and webinars.
    Registration fee waived to AZ, CO, NM, NV, UT.
    Time: 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM MST(PDT)