Health care providers: Apply for new round of federal Provider Relief Fund payments by November 6, 2020
Starting October 5, 2020, providers can
apply for new Provider Relief Fund payments. The federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expects to distribute approximately $20 billion to eligible providers, including previous applicants and recipients, behavioral health providers and providers who began practicing in the first quarter of 2020.
Learn more on the HHS website.
New Confidentiality Tool Kit for Behavioral Health Providers
The tool kit includes resources and examples to help navigate some of the confidentiality laws that protect a patient’s behavioral health information while allowing appropriate information sharing to coordinate care. Please
read the cover letter and
view the tool kit to learn more about the resources it offers, and whom to contact if you have questions.
Also view OHA's guidance consistent with the Governor's Executive Orders related to the COVID-19 emergency:
Behavioral health updates
These updates also contain information specific to serving Medicaid-eligible clients. View older updates on the
Oregon Health Plan announcements page.
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