Resources for Solo And Small Practice Family Physicians
Solo and small practice is a calling for many family physicians. We know many of you who have answered that call may be feeling the collateral effects of the COVID-19 crisis. Please know that AAFP and CAFP are here to help as best we can. Please find a set of resources below that may be helpful as you navigate your practice during this crisis:
CMS recently adopted significant new flexibilities in telehealth, paperwork and billing procedures.
Participate in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ expansion of its Accelerated and Advance Payment program for Medicare.
Use AAFP’s online Independent Solo/Small Group Practice Member Interest Group forum to connect with other family physicians across the country to seek advice or share information
Fill out CAFP’s three-minute survey to let us know how COVID-19 is currently affecting your practice.
Visit AAFP’s COVID-19 financial relief page.
California Specific Resources
DHCS COVID-19 page
Medi-Cal Payment for Telehealth and Virtual/Telephonic Communications Relative to the 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
DMHC APL 20-009 – Reimbursement for Telehealth Services (3/18/2020)
Managed Care and Commercial Payers COVID-19 Response
Please check with your health plans for further information: