COVID-19 Resources

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have collected several different COVID-19 resources that we hope will help our members and the rural communities.


 

From IRHA staff and members

  • Need help setting up a telehealth program? Our WhiteBark Telehealth Platform is cost-effective and can be set up quickly and with minimal training. Contact our team of experts to get started!
  • An Inside View of COVID-19 from Margaret Mary Health: Video from staff members on the frontline.
  • Reid Health offers free virtual COVID-19 screenings
  • Rural Health Clinic NEWS BRIEF related to COVID-19

  • COVID-19 Telehealth Resources: https://www.umtrc.org/resources/covid-19/
  • COVID-19 Community Resources
  • Tonn and Blank Construction, LLC. (IRHA Business Partner Network): Constructing units that are designed to be erected outside a medical facility to allow for examination/testing of COVID-19 without introducing them to the mainstream facility.  It contains a temporary triage unit for medical staff, temporary carport to fit two vehicles wide, portable handwashing and restroom, as well as a temporary triage facility built with exam rooms, reception desk and appropriately spaced seating for potential examinees.  They are running fiber, electric, HVAC into both the smaller command center that holds three or four medical staff for this area as well as the larger triage unit where patients and exam rooms are erected.  This allows for total isolation of testing/exam for potential COVID-19 patients without introducing them to the mainstream facility. For more information, please contact Tonn and Blank Construction here: https://tonnandblank.com/contact
  • IRHA has a team of five licensed Indiana insurance navigators available to help all Hoosiers with application assistance.  You can connect with the Connecting Kids to Coverage - Indiana team here: https://www.indianaruralhealth.org/CKC-IN
  • IRHA Webinars
  • Resources created by the Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition: https://mobissue.com/bookcase/fwdl (be use internet explorer)

From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

From the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA)

From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

From the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)

From the Indiana Department of Insurance

  • Due to the declaration of a public health emergency throughout the State of Indiana as a result of the coronavirus disease and the issuance of Governor Holcomb’s Executive Order 20-05, the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) issued bulletin 252 to assist consumers, businesses, and entities regulated by the IDOI.

Other sources

  • The Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), in coordination with the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP), are pleased to announce the release of a new resource: The COVID-19 Funding Sources Impacting Rural Providers guide. This funding resource is intended to support rural health care providers, along with their state and local partners, navigate the availability of federal funds to support the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic response and recovery efforts.

  • HHS Launches COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal - Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), launched a new COVID-19 Uninsured Program Portal, allowing health care providers who have conducted COVID-19 testing or provided treatment for uninsured COVID-19 individuals on or after February 4, 2020 to submit claims for reimbursement. Providers can access the portal at COVIDUninsuredClaim.HRSA.gov.

  • What technology can be used for Telehealth during the national public health emergency?  Guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services can be found HERE
  • Policies around telehealth have been developing alongside COVID-19. The Center for Connected Health Policy created a summary of what is covered by various public and private payers. Keep in mind, events are evolving quickly. Consider this a living document that could change frequently as new information and new policies become available/are enacted. Check back often and look for the timestamp to ensure you have the latest version.
  • Indy Parks and Recreation free meal sites
  • Emotional coping during this health crisis
  • During the COVID-19 crisis, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is leading efforts to ensure that prevention, treatment, recovery support services, and safe and effective pain management remain available nationwide. CLICK HERE for the facts sheet.

 

If you would like to submit a resource for this page, please email Heidi Malone, hmalone@indianarha.org