HHS as Announced May 11, 2023 as the end date for COVID19 PHE

Join SPPM for a Webinar covering -What the End of COVID 19 PHE Means to Your Practice
Presented By: Vicki Myckowiak, J.D.

LIVE Event   April 18, 2023 9am PDT | 10am MDT | 11am CDT |12pm EDT

Based on current COVID-19 trends, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is planning for the federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19, declared under Section 319 of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, to expire at the end of the day on May 11, 2023.

Pain Management Practices have implemented and followed many of the emergency guidelines for 3 years.

To smoothly make the transition, Vicki Myckowiak, J.D. will provide an update on the  areas that pertain to many Pain Management Practices that will be affected.

Topics covered will include:

  • Medicare telehealth
  • Medicaid telehealth
  • Access to buprenorphine for opioid use disorder treatment in Opioid Treatment Programs
  • Access to expanded methadone take-home doses for opioid use disorder treatment
  • Medicare and Medicaid waivers and broad flexibilities for health care providers
  • The ability of health care providers to safely prescribe controlled substances via telemedicine