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ACEP Partners with Hilton Hotels to Support EM Teams on the Frontlines

March 27, 2020 - ACEP announces partnership with Hilton to offer ACEP members a significant discount on hotel room rates during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

Governor Cuomo issues an Executive Order that includes New York ACEP's recommendation to provide immunity to emergency physicians and other emergency medical personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 24, 2020 - The executive order temporarily suspends Subdivision (2) of section 6527, Section 6545, and Subdivision (1) of Section 6909 of the Education Law, to the extent necessary to provide that all physicians, physician assistants, specialist assistants, nurse practitioners, licensed registered professional nurses and licensed practical nurses shall be immune from civil liability for any injury or death alleged to have been sustained directly as a result of an act or omission by such medical professional in the course of providing medical services in support of the State's response to the COVID-19 outbreak, unless it is established that such injury or death was caused by the gross negligence of such medical professional. Read more ...

COVID-19 Package: Contact Senator Schumer- Urge Focus on PPE Access Not Surprise Billing

March 24, 2020 - Read more ...

Comprehensive Guidance Regarding Use of Telehealth Including Telephonic Services During the COVID-19 State of Emergency

March 24, 2020 - Read more

Relief for Clinicians, Providers, Hospitals and Facilities Participating in Quality Reporting Programs in Response to COVID-19

March 23, 2020 - CMS announced it is granting exceptions from reporting requirements and extensions for clinicians and providers participating in Medicare quality reporting programs with respect to upcoming measure reporting and data submission for those programs. The action comes as part of the Trump Administration’s response to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Read more ...

New York ACEP asks the Governor to establish special liability protections for all emergency services personnel

March 19, 2020 - Governor Letter

Stand with ACEP: Urge Congress to Act Now to Protect Frontline Healthcare Providers Managing COVID-19

March 16, 2020 - Read more

COVID-19 MAC Test Pricing

March 13, 2020 - Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is posting a fact sheet to the CMS.gov website to aid Medicare providers with information relating to the pricing of both the CDC and non CDC tests. You can find the fact sheet here:  https://www.cms.gov/files/document/mac-covid-19-test-pricing.pdf Read more ...

New York State Medicaid Update - March 2020 Special Edition - COVID-19

March 10, 2020 - New York State Medicaid Coverage and Reimbursement Policy for Services Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Read more

CMS Issues Guidance Document on EMTALA Requirements and Implications Related to COVID-19

March 9, 2020 - Read more

COVID-19: DOH Issues Guidance on EMTALA Compliance

March 2, 2020 - The DOH EMTALA guidance, first shared with hospitals in 2009, provides acceptable options that hospitals may use for managing large influxes of patients presenting at the emergency department for care while still meeting the requirements of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. Read more ...