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05/01/2020 Addition of Coronavirus Laboratory Test Codes to the MA Program Fee Schedule Office of Medical Assistance ProgramsChoice 3  
05/01/2020 Addition of the Multi-Function Ventilator to the Medical Assistance Program Fee Schedule Office of Medical Assistance ProgramsChoice 3  
05/01/2020 COVID-19 Testing and Related Treatment Exempt from MA Copayment Requirements Office of Medical Assistance ProgramsChoice 3  
05/01/2020 Home Health Services, Medical Supplies, Equipment and Appliances Prescribed by Non-physician Practitioners Office of Medical Assistance ProgramsChoice 3  
April 1, 2020 Visitation Guidelines under COVID-19 for Residential Treatment including Long-Term Structured Residences (LTSR), Community Residential Rehabilitation (CRR) Services, Residential Treatment Facilities for Adults (RTF-A) and Crisis Residences Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
April 1, 2020 Temporary Changes to 811 Project Rental Assistance (PRA) Program Office of Long-Term Living   
April 1, 2020 SAMHSA: Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks Office of Developmental Programs   
April 1, 2020 SAMHSA: Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health Office of Developmental Programs   
April 2, 2020 Guidance for Preventing and Responding to Behavioral Crises Office of Developmental Programs   
April 2, 2020 COVID-19: ISP Revisions in the Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Office of Developmental Programs   
April 2, 2020 COVID-19: Modification of Key Tasks and Activities in Response to Incidents Office of Developmental Programs   
April 4, 2020 Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities Regarding Covid-19 Office of Developmental Programs   
April 4, 2020 ALERT: Universal Masking of Healthcare Workers and Staff in Congregate Care Settings Office of Developmental Programs   
April 6, 2020 Providing Direct Services via Telemedicine in the School-Based ACCESS Program (SBAP) During the COVID-19 Emergency Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 6, 2020 COVID-19 Response to Request for Provider Retainer Payments Office of Developmental Programs   
April 6, 2020 Residential Provider Checklist for Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 Office of Developmental Programs   
April 6, 2020 Residential Provider Checklist for Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Office of Developmental Programs   
April 7, 2020 MATP Mileage Reimbursement Notice Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 7, 2020 Cobertura de las Pruebas de Coronavirus (COVID-19) y Servicios Relacionados Bajo el Programa de Asistencia Médica Preguntas Más Frecuentes Actualizado el 24 de marzo de 2020 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 7, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: Teledentistry Guidelines Related to COVID-19 for Dentists, Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 8, 2020 Pennsylvania Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE) Provider Guidance Related to COVID-19 Office of Long-Term Living   
April 8, 2020 Intake at Youth Development Centers (YDCs) and Youth Forestry Camps (YFCs) to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic Office of Children, Youth, and Families   
April 8, 2020 Update: Provider Guidance for Reporting Cases of COVID-19 Office of Developmental Programs   
April 9, 2020 CHIP Policy Clarification: Temporary Suspension of the PRV720 Provider Revalidation Files Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 9, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: Telemedicine Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 9, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: Prior Authorization Changes in the Medical Assistance Program for Certain Services during COVID-19 Emergency Disaster Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 9, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: Provider enrollment and revalidation changes during the COVID-19 emergency Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 9, 2020 Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Implementation Timeline Update Office of Long-Term Living   
April 9, 2020 Alternate Electronic Visit Verification (ALT-EVV) Systems Testing Process Quick Reference Guide Office of Long-Term Living   
April 10, 2020 State Facility Admission Protocols Office of Developmental Programs, Office of Children, Youth, and Families, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
April 10, 2020 Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Notice Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 10, 2020 Post Acute and Long Term Care COVID-19 Toolkit Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: COVID-19 Communication Profile Notes Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: COVID19 Communication Profile Description Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: Covid 19 My Communication Profile and My Care Needs Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: COVID 19 and Communications Support Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: Covid 19 Crisis Communications Method Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: Deaf-Blind Hospital Room Sign Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: Covid 19 Deaf or HoH Hospital Room Sign Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: Deaf-Blind Tip Sheet Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 ODP Communications Toolkit: Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) Tips Office of Developmental Programs   
April 10, 2020 COVID-19 and Communication Office of Developmental Programs   
April 13, 2020 CHIP Policy Clarification 2020-07: Provider Enrollment and Revalidation Changes During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 13, 2020 Supports Coordinator Check-In for Well Being Tool Office of Developmental Programs   
April 13, 2020 Supports Coordinator for Check-In for Well-Being Tool Office of Developmental Programs   
April 14, 2020 Clarification Guidance for Pennsylvania Pre-Admission Screening Resident Review (PASRR) Office of Long-Term Living   
April 14, 2020 OLTL Deputy Secretary Letter to PCH and ALR Providers Office of Long-Term Living   
April 14, 2020 Temporary Medication Administration Training Alternative for Personal Care Homes and Assisted Living Residences and Certified Trainer Extension     
April 14, 2020 Learning & Support Network for COVID-19 Office of Long-Term Living   
April 16, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: Use of the CR Modifier and DR Condition Code for COVID-19 Disaster / Emergency Related Claims Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 16, 2020 Aviso del Programa de Seguro Médico Infantil Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 16, 2020 DHS Message Pertaining to Annual Licensing Inspections Office of Long-Term Living, Office of Developmental Programs, Office of Children, Youth, and Families, Office of Child Development and Early Learning, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
April 17, 2020 Managed Care Operations Memo 04-2020-009: Telemedicine Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 17, 2020 COVID-19: Facilitating Personal Relationships When Visitors are Restricted in Residential Settings Office of Developmental Programs   
April 20, 2020 Managed Care Operations Memo 04-2020-010: MA Eligibility During COVID-19 Emergency Disaster Declaration Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 22, 202 Disaster Relief CHIP State Plan Amendment (SPA) Submission — Pennsylvania 2020-01 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 22, 2020 Economic Impact Payments Affect on Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) Participants Office of Long-Term Living   
April 22, 2020 Request for MA State Plan Amendments Related To Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) National Emergency / Public Health Emergency Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 24, 2020 Temporary Changes to the College of Employment Services ACRE Fieldwork Assignments During COVID-19 Pandemic Office of Developmental Programs   
April 30, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: All Patient Refined-Diagnosis Related Group (APR- DRG) to be Updated with COVID-19 Billing Codes Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April COVID-19 Statewide Suspension of ODP Functions Office of Developmental Programs   
June 2, 2020 Child Care Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Families in Need of Care Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
June 4, 2020 Guidance for Certain Residential Facilities in the Green Phase of Reopening Office of Long-Term Living, Office of Developmental Programs, Office of Children, Youth, and Families, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
June 4, 2020 Guidance for Modifications to Nursing Facility Bed Increase Requests During the COVID-19 Pandemic Office of Long-Term Living   
June 4, 2020 180-Day Claims Exception Requests Process COVID-19 Office of Long-Term Living   
June 4, 2020 Delay of Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Payments Office of Long-Term Living   
June 4, 2020 Infant Toddler and Preschool Early Intervention Operational Guidance Aligned to Governor Wolf’s Process to Reopen Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
June 5, 2020 Pennsylvania Family Support Programs Operational Guidance Aligned with the Governor’s Phased-In Approach to Reopen Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
June 5, 2020 Guidance for Visitation in Residential Settings Licensed by ODP in the Green Phase of the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs   
June 8, 2020 Guidance to Support a Phased Approach to Ongoing Mitigation Efforts Preventing the Spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Office of Children, Youth, and Families   
June 9, 2020 ODP Announcement 20-068: Applying Department of Health Testing Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities’ Residents and Healthcare Personnel to Community and Life Sharing Homes Office of Developmental Programs   
June 10, 2020 Providing Direct Services in the School-Based ACCESS Program (SBAP) During the COVID-19 Emergency Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
June 10, 2020 ODP Announcement 20-069: 2020-2021 Waivers Cap Exceptions Guidance for the Person / Family Directed Support and Community Living Waivers Office of Developmental Programs   
June 10, 2020 Waivers Cap Exceptions Template Office of Developmental Programs   
June 11, 2020 Provider Staff COVID-19 Tracking Forms User Guide Office of Developmental Programs   
June 11, 2020 ODP Announcement 20-071: Provider Staff COVID-19 Tracking Forms Office of Developmental Programs   
June 11, 2020 ODP Announcement 20-072: Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) At-a-Glance Reopening Guide by Phase Office of Developmental Programs   
June 11, 2020 Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) At-A-Glance Reopening Guide by Phase Office of Developmental Programs   
June 11, 2020 Reissuing Guidance on Masks, Screening, and Handwashing Office of Developmental Programs   
June 15, 2020 Medical Assistance Bulletin 99-20-07: Payment in Full and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
June 15, 2020 Personal Care Home and Assisted Living Residence Administrator Continuing Education Office of Long-Term Living   
June 17, 2020 CHIP POLICY CLARIFICATION 2020-02: Billing Guidance for Alternative Screening Sites Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
June 17, 2020 CHIP Policy Clarification 2020-03: Directions to Bypass the Prior Authorization Requirements for CT Scans of the Chest for COVID-19 Patients Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
June 17, 2020 COVID-19 Response: Pharmacies May Override Early Refill Alerts for Medications Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
June 17, 2020 Self-attestation on applications and renewals; enrolling children prior to initial premium payment; and continuation of coverage Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
June 22, 2020 ODP Announcement 20-076: Diagnoses Associated with Elevated Risk of Severe Illness or Death Following COVID-19 Infection Office of Developmental Programs   
June 24, 2020 Administrative Entity (AE) In-Home and Community Supports and Companion Services Readiness Tool Office of Developmental Programs   
June 24 ODP Announcement 20-067: ODP / Administrative Entity (AE) In-Home and Community Supports and Companion Services Readiness Tool for COVID-19 Office of Developmental Programs   
June 25, 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Funding for Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) Providers Office of Long-Term Living   
June 25, 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Funding for Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) Community HealthChoices (CHC) Managed Care Organizations (MCO) and Living Independence for the Elderly (LIFE) Organizations Office of Long-Term Living   
June 25, 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Funding for Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) Nursing Facility (NF) Providers Office of Long-Term Living   
June 25, 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) Funding for Office of LongTerm Living (OLTL) Licensed Personal Care Home (PCH) and Licensed Assisted Living Residences (ALR) Providers Office of Long-Term Living   
March 9, 2020 Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters Other   
March 12, 2020 Guidance on Visitation in Nursing Facilities Office of Long-Term Living   
March 13, 2020 Guidance for Infection Control & Prevention in Nursing Homes Office of Long-Term Living   
March 13, 2020 Operational Recommendations for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Providers Office of Long-Term Living   
March 13, 2020 Guidance for Certain Industrial Respirator Use by Health Care Personnel Office of Long-Term Living   
March 14, 2020 Guidance for County Mental Health Programs, Behavioral Health Service Providers, Primary Contractors, Behavioral Health Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
March 16, 2020 Update: COVID-19 Guidance Montgomery-Delaware-Bucks-Chester County Office of Developmental Programs   
March 17, 2020 ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
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