COVID 19 Resources

ACP Resources

Complete resource page

Letter from Georgia Chapter Governor

AMA Resources

Special coding advice during COVID-19 public health emergency

H.R. 748, the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” (CARES Act) Health Care Highlights

CDC Resources

Non-Emergent, Elective Medical Services, and Treatment Recommendations 

CDC Information for Health Care Professionals

CMS Resources

Clinician letter

Accelerated and Advanced Payment Request

Accelerated/Advance Payments Related to COVID-19/  Financial Resources for Practices

COVID-19:  CMS  Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries During COVID-19 Outbreak 

Summary: CMS Interim Final Rule on CARES Act 

Emory University Resource

Online Tool for Patient  Assessment  for COVID- 19 Resource

Georgia Department of Public Health Resources

Georgia Suppliers PPE &Other Health Care Supplies

Personal Protective Equipment Vendors

Georgia Department of Public Health District Offices Contact Information

PPE from Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA)

CARES Act Financial Resources for Physician Practices

GA Department of Public Health COVID Resources

Resource Request Process Update

COVID-19 Testing Priorities 

Specimen Point of Collection Healthcare Provider Instructions

Specimen Point of Collection Instructions for Healthcare Providers 

UPDATED Interim Guidance for Clinicians Evaluating, Reporting, and Requesting Diagnostic Testing for Possible COVID-19 Cases  

Georgia Public Health Contact Information

Georgia DPH  online testing request

MAG Fact Sheet 

State of GA Executive Order-Reviving a Healthy Georgia

COVID-19 Testing - Direct Patient Line

Expanded Testing For COVID-19 In Georgia 

Georgia DPH Local Health District Testing Update & Other Resources COVID-19

State Health Benefit Plan Insurance Coverage for Telemedicine

Expansion of the use of telehealth

Composite Board Telemedicine Expansion 2020 March

Mental Health Resources

Crisis Hotlines

Georgia Crisis & Access Line - 1-800-715-4225

GA Peer2Peer Warm Line - 1-888-945-1414

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255.

The Crisis Text Line - Text START to 741-741 about any type of crisis 24/7.

Georgia Addiction Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous in Georgia - Resource for finding in-person and virtual AA meetings throughout the state

Recovery in Georgia - Locally run independent addiction recovery resource that features treatment centers, support meetings, and prevention resources located throughout Georgia.

SAMHSA's Treatment Locator - Directory for finding treatment facilities confidentially and anonymously

Overdose Prevention

Georgia Overdose Prevention Project - An advocacy organization that provides free naloxone kits to Georgians through the mail - Features harm reduction strategies and provides information to help people identify, respond, and prevent overdoses

Opioid Overdose Rescue - Outlines 3 simple steps to save a life in the event of an opioid overdose. Includes helpful reference videos

State of Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Resources

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner - State of Georgia - News Release

Utilize Telemedicine Over In-Person Doctor Visits 

Telemedicine Implementation Resources

Telehealth Coding & Billing

AMA: Special coding advice during COVID-19 public health emergency

Adapting the Annual Wellness Visit to Telehealth

Physicians and Other Clinicians: CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19

GA Medicaid Updated Provider Guidance TM Serivices COVID-19

ACP Online Learning Center

Online Learning Center

Physician Well-being and Professional Fulfillment

Providing guidance and resources that foster communities of well-being for internal medicine physicians to best serve patients and optimize professional fulfillment.​

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​I.M. Emotional Support Hub​

With everything internal medicine physicians have to do on a daily basis, it’s common to feel overwhelmed, stressed, or depressed.​​ Taking care of ourselves and encouraging others to practice self-care sustains our ability to care for those in need. ​​​​

Protect your health and well-being by connecting with easily-accessible peer support through the Physician Support Line, and affordable, confidential counseling is available through The Emotional PPE Project and The Therapy Aid Coalition. ​

If you or someone you know is in crisis, help is available 24/7. Text 741741 or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (988 or 1-800-273-8255) or Disaster Distress Hotline (1-800-985-5990).

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Check out ACP’s well-being and professional fulfillment website for individual, community, and organizational well-being resources.​​ Contact your well-being champion or chapter well-being committee today.​
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