UPDATE: Due to high demand for this content, registration is now closed. Details for related #COVID19 online courses will be posted soon.
In light of increased questions about providing telehealth services during the COVID-19 outbreak, the NASW-Illinois Chapter is hosting with national NASW a virtual live webinar, "Key Developments in Medicare Telehealth Options During COVID-19," on Monday, March 23, 2020, from 12:00 to 1:00pm CST.
This webinar will provide an update on guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on enhanced telehealth (including teletherapy) options for Medicare beneficiaries during the current COVID-19 public health emergency. The webinar will provide:
A detailed overview of CMS’ guidance
Implications for licensed clinical social work practice
Implications for commercial insurer telehealth reimbursement
Suggested resources on telehealth and teletherapy
There will be time for Q and A. To register for this class, click here. Further questions about the training? Contact webinar host, Social Work Online CE Institute, by phone (877-880-1335) or e-mail. The national NASW has also provided a great resource for social workers on COVID-19 including topics on: helping people in special populations; self-care; preparing your practice; telehealth; supporting clients; ethical considerations; and more.