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Physician & Practice Timeline®

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The Timeline is a helpful summary of upcoming important dates related to a variety of regulatory, payment, and delivery system changes and requirements.

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Latest Updates

Small Business Paycheck Protection Program Application

Starting on Wednesday, February 24th until March 10th, small businesses with fewer than 20 employees can apply for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. For the two-week period, businesses with more than 20 employees will be shut out of the PPP set to expire on March 31, 2021. For more information and to apply, visit the U.S. Small Business Protection PPP page.

AMA Webinar Series on Alleviating Stress on Healthcare Systems

Join the American Medical Association (AMA) webinar series created to deliver actionable, solution-based resources, helpful guidance for alleviating stress on healthcare systems, and insights and expert perspectives on actions and interventions that drive proactive change. The first webinar, “Telehealth policy & coverage: What you need to know for 2021” is scheduled for January 14th. Visit the AMA webinar series page for details on registration and to see other topics that will be covered in the coming months.

Portal for Physicians to Seek Payment for Uninsured Patients for COVID-19 Treatment Now Open

Physicians can now submit patient information and claims for payment for uninsured patients treated for COVID-19. Physicians will need to verify and attest that the patient does not have individual, employer-sponsored, Medicare or Medicaid coverage and that no other payer will reimburse them for COVID-19 testing and/or treatment for the patient. Claims will be reimbursed for dates of service or admittance on or after February 4, 2020. You can submit your claim through the uninsured portal.

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This service features triggered text alerts aimed at keeping you on top of upcoming deadlines and details related to regulatory, payment, and delivery system requirements. To sign up for these alerts, text ACPtimeline (no space) to 313131 from your mobile phone.