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Information for Healthcare Professionals

General information for healthcare professionals regarding COVID-19, including telemental health guidance.

NY State DOH Pain/Opioid Course Deadline Extended Until Oct 1, 2020

Due to the impact of COVID-19 in NYS, prescribers who were due to attest or re-attest between June 30, 2020 and September 30, 2020, now have until October 1, 2020 to complete the required coursework or training and attest or re-attest. Course is free to all MSSNY members and is available here.

Healthix: Telehealth During COVID-19

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Family Physicians

American College of Physicians

American College of Surgeons

Coronavirus Education

With CME conferences cancelled or postponed, the AMA Ed Hub Coronavirus Education Center offers curated education and multimedia available at any time. 

Resources for Behavioral Health Professionals

Below are resources that are available to professionals regarding COVID guidance for Medicaid providers, telepractice waiver, and guidance for providing medication-assisted treatment, including opioid treatment programs.

Guidance for Medicaid Providers

Telepractice Waiver Update

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Resources for Community-Based Organizations

Below are resources that are available to CBOs, including guidance and assistance, 

Resources for Nonprofits and Community-Based Organizations

Community-Based Organizations during COVID-19