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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 Self-attestation on applications and renewals; enrolling children prior to initial premium payment; and continuation of coverage Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 3, 2020 MCOPS Memo 04 / 2020-006: Hydroxychloroquine Quantity Limits Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 3, 2020 MCOPS Memo 04 / 2020-007: Elective Services should not be provided during the COVID-19 emergency disaster Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
April 3, 2020 PROVIDER QUICK TIPS: Hydroxychloroquine Quantity Limits – COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 9, 2020 Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters Other   
March 11, 2020 Guidance for County Children and Youth Agencies, Private Children and Youth Social Services Agencies, and Child Welfare Services Providers Office of Children, Youth, and Families   
March 12, 2020 Guidance on Visitation in Nursing Facilities Office of Long-Term Living   
March 12, 2020 Child Care Works (CCW) Payments During the COVID-19 Outbreak Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
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 13, 2020 Guidance for Developmental Programs Providers Office of Developmental Programs   
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 17, 2020 ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 17, 2020 Telemedicine Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 17, 2020 COVID-19 Response: Pharmacies May Override Early Refill Alerts for Medications Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 17, 2020 Directions to bypass the prior authorization requirements for CT Scans of the Chest for COVID-19 patients Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 17, 2020 MCOPS Memo 03 / 2020-003: 2020-003 Telemedicine Guidelines Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 17, 2020 Statewide Suspension of ODP Functions Office of Developmental Programs   
March 17, 2020 Closure of Older Adult, Adult Training, and Prevocational Facilities Office of Developmental Programs   
March 17, 2020 Licensed Chapter 2380 Programs — Adult Training Facilities Office of Developmental Programs   
March 17, 2020 Montgomery, Delaware, Bucks and Chester County Mitigation Plan: ODP Essential Functions Office of Developmental Programs   
March 17, 2020 Long Term Care Facility (LTCF) Visitation Guidance Office of Long-Term Living   
March 17, 2020 Telehealth Guidelines Related to COVID-19 for All Behavioral HealthChoices Managed Care Organizations, Fee-For-Services Providers, and County Mental Health Authories — Statewide Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
March 17, 2020 COVID-19 Impact and Procedures for Employment and Training Contractor Staff Office of Income Maintenance   
March 18, 2020 ODP COVID-19 Provider Information Tool Announcement Office of Developmental Programs   
March 18, 2020 ODP COVID-19 Provider Information Tool Office of Developmental Programs   
March 18, 2020 Operational Recommendations for Grantees Providing Direct Services Other   
March 19, 2020 Billing Guidance for Alternative Screening Sites Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 19, 2020 Virtual Drop Ins Mental Health Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesChoice 3  
March 20, 2020 Revised Due Dates for Case Mix Index (CMI) Reporting, Cost Report Submissions, and Nursing Facility Assessment Payment Plan Requests Office of Long-Term Living   
March 20, 2020 Interim Guidance on Visitation in Nursing Facilities During COVID-19 Office of Long-Term Living   
March 20, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: Waiver of Prudent Pay during COVID-19 emergency Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 21, 2020 Reporting Early Learning Programs Closings Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
March 23, 2020 DDAP COVID-19 Guidance Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse ServicesChoice 3  
March 23, 2020 Temporary Changes to the OBRA 1915(c) Waiver Office of Long-Term Living   
March 23, 2020 Temporary Changes to the Community HealthChoices 1915(c) Waiver Office of Long-Term Living   
March 23, 2020 Life-Sustaining Businesses Office of Long-Term Living   
March 24, 2020 Infant Toddler Early Intervention Procedures during COVID-19 pandemic Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
March 24, 2020 Updates from the Office of Child Development and Early Learning during COVID19 Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
March 24, 2020 CHIP POLICY CLARIFICATION 2020-02: Billing Guidance for Alternative Screening Sites Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 24, 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   
March 24, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: New ICD-10-CM code for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Effective April 1, 2020 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 24, 2020 Medical Assistance (MA) Program Coverage of 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing and Related Services Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 24, 2020 Guidance Regarding Conducting Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Reviews (PASRR) Due to COVID-19 Office of Long-Term Living   
March 24, 2020 New Nursing Home Transition (NHT) Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) Process Office of Long-Term Living   
March 25, 2020 Clarification of Closure Notices and Child Care Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
March 25, 2020 Guidance for Child Care Providers Caring for Children of Essential Personnel During COVID-19 Office of Child Development and Early Learning   
March 25, 2020 Managed Care OPS Memo #03 / 2020-005:Requirements Related to COVID-19 Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 25, 2020 1135 Waiver Request Letter Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 25, 2020 1135 Waiver Request Checklist Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 26, 2020 COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
March 26, 2020 Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Implementation Date Office of Long-Term Living   
March 26, 2020 Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Coverage of 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing and Related Services Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 26, 2020 Provider Quick Tips: Elective services should not be provided during the COVID19 emergency disaster Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 27, 2020 COVID-19 Response: Pharmacies May Override Early Refill Alerts for Medications Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 30, 2020 APPROVAL OF FEDERAL SECTION 1135 WAIVER REQUESTS Office of Medical Assistance Programs   
March 30, 2020 Guidance Suspending and Restricting License Requirements for Personal Care Homes and Assisted Living Residences Office of Long-Term Living   
March 30, 2020 Licensing Regulation Suspension: Personal Care Homes (2600) and Assisted Living Residences (2800) Office of Long-Term Living   
March 30, 2020 Visitor, Meeting and Travel Guidance During Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Office of Children, Youth, and Families   
March 31, 2020 Helping Homebound Children during the COVID-19 Outbreak Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
March 31, 2020 Psychological Effects of Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak: What Public Health Leaders Need to Know Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
March 31, 2020 Psychological Effects of Quarantine During the Coronavirus Outbreak: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services   
March 31, 2020 Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) Guidance for County Emergency Behavioral Health / Disaster Crisis Outreach and Referral Teams (EBH / DCORT) Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services