Resources on COVID-19

This page contains federal & state resources and information that may be useful to you during the COVID-19 health emergency. Due to rapidly changing laws & guidelines and to ensure you have the most correct & current information, please check originating sources for updates as content could become outdated or obsolete at any time. 

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  • LSMS - COVID-19 (5/6/2020) Bulletin #19 Topics include: Legislative Update: HB 864 - APRN Full Practice Authority / HB 702 Physician Assistants; PPP Guidance Relative To Self-Employed Individuals (posted 5/6/2020 at 3:23 p.m.) 
  • LSMS - COVID-19 (5/1/2020) Bulletin #18 Topics include: HRSA COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement for Testing and Treatment of the Uninsured, CMS Payments for Audio-Only Telephone Visits, Legislature Plans Monday Return, Gov. Edwards Formally Extends Louisiana's Stay at Home Order Until May 15 (posted 5/4/2020 at 10:51 a.m.) 
  • LSMS - COVID-19: A Plan to Reopen Healthcare in LA (4/20/2020) Bulletin #14 (posted 4/21/2020 at 1:42 p.m.) Topic: LDH Releases Notice to Reopen Healthcare in Louisiana
  • Louisiana State Medical Society and Other Groups Urge Congress to Support Healthcare Providers (posted 4/16/2020 at 5:30 p.m.) 
  • LSMS - COVID-19: (4/13/12020) Bulletin #12 (posted 4/14/2020 at 10:16 a.m.) 
    Topics include: Immediate Infusion of $30 Billion Into Healthcare System, LA Attorney General Jeff Landry Opinion to LSBME: Potential Immunity for Doctors Who May Prescribe Hydroxychloroquine and Zithromax for The Treatment of COVID-19
  • LSMS - COVID-19: (4/7/2020) Bulletin #10 (posted 4/8/2020 at 10:20 a.m.) 
    Topics include: Letter to HHS RE: Emergency Funding for Physicians, Paycheck Protection Program, Loans from SBA 
  • LSMS - COVID-19: (3/31/2020) Bulletin #9 (posted 4/1/2020 at 10:30 a.m.)
    Topics include: LSMS Sends Letter to Governor & LDH Requesting Additional Relief for Physicians, Loans through CARES Act, Federal Stimulus Package Webinar, FBI Warning
  • LSMS COVID-19 Bulletin #6 (posted 3/26/2020 at 1:46 p.m.)  
    Topics include: PPE Update for Providers
  • LSMS COVID-19 Bulletin #5 (posted 3/25/2020 at 10:02 a.m.) 
    Topics include: LDH Emergency Telemedicine, LSBME Update, Alternate Standard of Care for Healthcare Providers During Declared Emergencies, Resources for Pediatric Physicians and Providers, La. Board of Pharmacy Update, Family First Coronavirus Response Act
  • LSMS COVID-19 Bulletin #2 (as of 3/18/2020 at 4:44 p.m.)
    Topics include: Member Concerns, New State Actions Taken, DEA Relaxes Controlled Substance Prescribing Rules
  • LSMS COVID-19 Update (as of 3/17/2020 at 2:35 p.m.)
    Topics include: Telemedicine Technology Requirements, Medicare Telehealth Services, and LSMS Introducing New COVID-19 Communications

Thank You, LSMS
This Resource Center includes information bulletins published by the Louisiana State Medical Society. LSMS has allowed LAMMICO to share this information in order to bring it to the attention of LAMMICO insureds who are not currently members of LSMS. 

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