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The current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is very challenging, fluid and rapidly changing. NPA would like to help by providing you with important and accurate information that helps you prepare your practice and address patients’ concerns. In addition, we are providing resources and encouraging you to practice self-care during this very challenging and stressful time.

Find additional resources specific to guidance from insurance companies HERE

Find additional telepractice resources for assessments HERE

Find Nebraska resources including Food Resources HERE


Resources for Your Practice and Telehealth During Covid-19

NE EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 20-10 — Coronavirus – Additional Healthcare Workforce Capacity (pdf)


NE EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 20-10 — FAQ (pdf)


NE Department of Insurance "Telehealth Questions and Responses" (pdf) (posted 5/11)


CARES ACT Provider Relief Fund- payments coming to eligible providers (posted 4/17)


APA COVID-19 Information and Resources (posted 4/10)


APA – Informed Consent form for resuming in-person services (posted 5/8)


APA – Phone only telehealth services for Medicare during COVID-19 (posted 5/4)


APA – Resuming In-Person Services (posted 5/6)


APA – Additional funding available through Medicare provider relief fund (posted 5/1)


APA Telehealth Guidance by State during COVID019 (posted 4/24)


Mindfulness Apps for Kids  (posted 4/24)


APA Practice Resources Hub


APA New Phone Only Billing Codes (posted 4/6)


CMS Video on Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services (posted 4/6)


APA Commission on Accreditation COVID-19 updates (updated 4/10)


APA COVID-19 Education FAQs


FSMB – State-by-state guide to the rules/laws about telehealth services across state lines(pdf)


Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19


NE Medicaid Provider Bulletins


This link MAY be relevant to practices who work with Medicare:

Fact Sheet: Expansion of the Accelerated and Advance Payment Program for Providers and Supplier During COVID-19 Emergency


Navigating the Insurance Maze - Barbara Griswold, LMFT


APA news – “Psychologist leads innovative approach to tackle psychological toll of COVID-19” (NPA Member David Cates Ph.D.)


APA COVID-19 and Psychology Services: How to protect your patients and your practice (online version)


APA - COVID 19- and Psychology Services "How to Protect your Patients and your Practice .pdf download


Guidance for Practitioners: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Trust Risk Management Services


APA Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology


APA’s Comparing the Latest Telehealth Solutions


APA’s What the COVID-19 telehealth waiver means for psychology practitioners


APA’s Office & Technology Checklist for Telepsychological Services.docx


APA’s Informed Consent Checklist for Telepsychological Services.docx


ASPPB Licensure Related Matters and COVID-19


ASPPB’s Updated as of April 2020 - Interstate Practice Changes due to Coronavirus (Temporary/Telepsychological Practice and COVID-19.pdf)


ASPPB’s Pre-coronavirus Interstate Telehealth Guidelines as of Nov. 2019 (Practical Guide to Providing Telepsychology with Minimal Risks.pdf)


American Professional Agency FAQ on Telehealth.pdf


Is Zoom HIPPA Compliant?


Missouri Provides Waiver Expanding Use of Telehealth


APA Telepsychology Best Practices 101 Series – Free for a limited time


APA Electronic Resources Available for Distance Learning


APA Offers Free Access to Publication Manual and Other Resources


Free one hour CEU related to Pandemic: “Making Sense of the Pandemic: Psychological Impact on Clients and Communities”

Pearson – Staying Connected Through Telehealth


BlueCross BlueShield NE - Happening Now: COVID-10 and Telehealth


How to guide – Nebraska Total Care – bill with modifier GT. Reimbursement as in-person.pdf



Coronavirus and Pandemic Resources

Nebraska Information – Department of Health and Human Services


CDC – Manage Anxiety and Stress – Covid-19


APA – Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe


APA – Pandemics: General Resources


Stop the Spread: A Patient Guide to the Novel Coronavirus.pdf


World Health Organization


Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Coronavirus: Safety and Readiness Tips for You (American Red Cross)


Resources for Self-Care and Talking with Children

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APA-COVID19-Self-Care-Tips.pdf (posted 4/29)


Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (NASP)


Talking With Children: Tips for during Infectious Disease Outbreaks (SAMSHA).pdf


Psychological Coping during a Pandemic (Developed by our friends at the Psychologists’ Association of Alberta).pdf


APA – “Speaking of Psychology: Coronavirus Anxiety”


APA – “Keeping your Distance to Stay Safe”


Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease Outbreak (SAMSHA).pdf






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