Below are key resource materials for providers on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

This announcements section will be updated weekly in conjunction with the release of pertinent information from leading agencies.

Provider Relief Fund Application Deadline July 20 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced additional distributions from the Provider Relief Fund targeted to eligible providers that participate in the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Programs (CHIP). The deadline to submit an application is July 20, 2020. Click here to review AHCA’s factsheet outlining the application process with links to detailed instructions, the application form, the application portal, terms & conditions, and FAQs.

Webinar Replay: July 25 HHS Webcast for Provider Relief Fund Medicaid & CHIP Distribution

Survey: Provider Relief Fund Application Process
FCAAP is collecting feedback on any barriers to applying for the Provider Relief Fund, common provider questions, and any other feedback that would help target future outreach efforts. Please take two minutes to complete this survey to give your feedback.

Survey: Medicaid Payment for Telehealth Services
To help eliminate confusion surrounding Medicaid payment for telehealth services, please complete this survey to share your feedback on any trouble you have encountered in receiving Medicaid payments for telehealth services.

Governor DeSantis Extends State of Emergency in Florida 60 Days with Executive Order 20-166published 7.7.20
Continuation of Florida Medicaid Flexibilities Implemented During the COVID-19 State of Emergency published 7.1.20
AAP Ask the Experts Webinar: Applying for the CARES Provider Relief Fund as Pediatrician, Pediatric Medical Subspecialist, or Pediatric Surgeon published 6.26.20 *AAP login required
AAP COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entrypublished 6.25.20

AAP Guidance for Families and Pediatricians on Camp Attendance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

County Executive Orders on Facial Coverings During COVID-19
Available executive orders pertaining to facial coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic in Florida can be found alphabetically by county as follows: Alachua, Broward, Gadsden, Hillsborough, Leon, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, and the City of Tampa.

Back to the Office Toolkit
COVID-19 Florida Health Care Provider Forum Series
Back to School Checklist
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Family Network on Disabilities has created a checklist designed to help families and clinicians decide whether a child should go back to school in person or learn from home online. The Back to School Checklist is available in English and Spanish.

Critical Updates on COVID-19
Red Book Online “2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infections
All AAP COVID-19 Webinars for Pediatricians

Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA):
All AHCA Issued COVID-19 Alerts
Sign up for AHCA email alerts

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information for Pediatric Healthcare Providers
CDC Guidelines for Re-Opening Services

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS):
All CMS Issued Updates
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partner Toolkit

Florida Department of Health:
Florida COVID-19 Response 
24/7 COVID-19 Call Center: call 1 (866) 779-6121 or email

Florida Division of Emergency Management:
Sign up for email updates from the Florida State Emergency Response Team

Florida Healthy Kids:
Florida Healthy Kids Takes Proactive Steps to Protect Members During Covid-19 Outbreak

State of Florida Response:
Governor DeSantis’ Executive Orders

USDA Food & Nutrition Service:
FNS Program Guidance on Human Pandemic Response

White House Task Force COVID-19 Response:

FCAAP “Back to the Office” Toolkit
Pediatric Overflow Planning Contingency Response Network (POPCoRN)
Headspace Plus meditation platform
Free legal services for healthcare workers from Legal Advocacy for Medical Providers Foundation, Inc. (LAMP)
FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) tips to protect yourself from COVID-19 fraud schemes

Small Business Association (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program
Paycheck Protection Program Application
Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Program
HHS CARES Act Provider Relief Fund site for provider inquiries and payment attestation portal through United Health Group
HHS Medicaid Provider Distribution Instructions 6.11.20
HHS Medicaid Provider Distribution Application 6.11.20
HHS Medicaid Targeted Distribution FAQs 7.6.20
AAP FAQ: CARES Act Provider Relief Fund 6.15.20
U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship Guide to the CARES Act
U.S. Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Emergency Loan Information
Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program
Florida Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Resource Center

Well-Child Visits Provided Via Telemedicine During the COVID-19 State of Emergency – 5.29.20
Telemedicine Payor Guide – 4.3.2020
Telemedicine Detailed Payor Coverage – 4.3.2020
Disclaimer: The information above is subject to change daily, individual contracts may vary, and the 30-90 day periods for waivers will vary between payors.
CMS General Medicaid Telehealth Guidance
AAP Online Telehealth Compendium

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For parent resources, click here

The information provided on this page is subject to change without notice based upon new information, resources, and directives from federal, state, and local authorities and medical experts. While FCAAP will do its best to update information that has been changed due to the issuance of new guidance and directives, there will be a delay in such updates and we cannot guarantee that all information will be updated to reflect such changes. This information is provided only as general guidance and is not being offered as a medical or legal opinion.