For local public health agencies and healthcare providers only:
For general questions about COVID-19:
March 14, 2022: Oral COVID-19 medication
December 21, 2021: Pfizer Vaccine Shelf-Life Extension
December 20, 2021: Increase in vaccine reimbursement for Health First Colorado Medicaid members
December 15, 2021: Virtual Grand Rounds: The latest on Omicron and Crisis Standards of Care
The DOI is requiring CO-regulated plans to create emergency exceptions for coverage of telehealth, prescription refills, and cost-shares.
DOI Contact information on page 3 for each health insurance company regarding telehealth services)
Fact Sheet: DOI Emergency Regulation 20-E-05
Insurance Carriers are Required to reimburse providers for telehealth services during the COVID-19 Emergency
President Trump announces physicians can now provide common office visits, mental health counseling, and preventative health screening to beneficiaries via telemedicine regardless of geographic location. 3/17/20
CMS.gov: Medicare Telemedicine Fact Sheet, 3/17/20
CMS information on coverage and reimbursement for providers treating Medicare beneficiaries.
CMS Press Release regarding financial relief for medicare providers. 3/30/20
CMS COVID-19-specific FAQs for Providers treating Medicare beneficiaries.
Get the quick facts on the Coronavirus Spending Bill as it relates to telehealth.
COVID-19 Resource center for Medicaid providers and patients.
Temporary changes in response to COVID-19 allow providers to utilize telephone and live chats, FQHCs, RHCs, and HIS are able to bill for telemedicine services, and the list of providers allowed to practice via telemedicine has been expanded to include PTs, OTs, home health, hospice, and pediatric behavioral health providers.
HCPF overview of Health First Colorado’s Telemedicine Program.