Coronavirus Information and Resources

The recent outbreaks and now pandemic of novel Coronavirus have many providers looking for most up-to-date information to care for patients and families concerned about how to care for and keep their children safe. The NE Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the resources below.

For all, the CDC website provides comprehensive information:

The CDC funds state-level programs to detect, prevent, respond to, and contain HAI and AR pathogens.

Updated COVID-19 Clinician Resources Webpage Now Live

At, clinicians will find a searchable database of accredited CE activities and links to key articles and other relevant, timely materials.

The AAP COVID-19 resources home page

The AAP clinical guidance for pediatricians:

MIS-C clinical guidance from AAP:

Telehealth Resources:
Coverage and Reimbursement
CMS Fact Sheet [] on Medicare telehealth
CMS FAQs [] on Medicare telehealth
CMS chart [] on Medicare telehealth
CMS guidance [] on Medicaid telehealth
CMS state guidance [] on Medicaid telehealth
AAP guidance for telehealth coding updated in March

OIG Policy Statement [] on telehealth
OIG Fact Sheet [] on telehealth
AMA Chart of State Telehealth Laws []

Practice Guidelines
AMA Quick Guide to Telemedicine in Practice []
AMA Guidance []for Ethical Practice in Telemedicine
American Telemedicine Association Practice Guidelines []
American Health Information Management Association Telemedicine Toolkit []

Technical Support/Misc.
Telemedicine Quick Set-up Guide in Response to COVID-19 National Emergency [] developed by Drs. Sylvia Romm, Adam Maghrabi, Tisha Rowe, Aditi Joshi
Providing Preventative Care via Telehealth (Code like a surgeon)

The AAP guidance for families:

National AAP Advocacy Initiatives:

Nebraska DHHS Statewide Case Map (includes hospital capacity data):

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