With the COVID-19 pandemic quickly spreading through the country, information and recommendations are changing daily. In order to better help providers and staff we are keeping up-to-date information, resources, and recommendations in the post below. We are also sending emails out as needed several times a week with up-to-date or urgent information. If you would like to join our mailing list, click here.
Pediatric practices are encouraged to continue seeing patients as necessary, particularly infants and younger children needing vaccines. This webpage contains tips on telehealth and in-office visits.
TNAAP Back to the Office Campagin
We have created a series of resources practices can use to help encourage patients to come back to the office. These tools include social media graphics, sample letters, phone scripts and more! Click the link below to view the tool kit.
Back to Office Toolkit
Provider Relief Fund - Deadline July 20
As announced by the US Department of Health and Human Services and American Academy of Pediatrics, HHS has now opened its relief fund for Medicaid providers. HHS has released approximately $15 billion to Medicaid and CHIP providers who were left out of the previous financial relief packages. Funding is NOT on a first-come, first-serve bases and practices have until July 20, 2020 to apply. Payments do not have to be repaid
Click Here for a List of Resources and More Information
Provider Relief Portal
We do not have any webinars scheduled currently. Please check back for additional information. Our last webinar is posted below.
Tennessee Telehealth Coffeetalk
AAP telehealth experts joined TNAAP for an interactive webinar. The webinar provides guidance on how to implement telehealth, including the technology that can be used, tips for workflow, how to get parents and patients on board and information on how to code and bill for these services for payers in Tennessee.
TNAAP Tennessee Telehealth Coding Guidlines by Payer- Click to Download
TennCare EPSDT & Well Child Telehealth Guidance (pdf) - Click to Download
Small Business Guidance for Pediatric Practices - Click here to download
Other Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Latest TNAAP Communications on COVID-19