PAMED COVID-19 Resource Center
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change our lives and the way you practice each day, PAMED is committed to providing our membership with only the most pertinent and timely updates through this site. Thank you for your commitment to your patients and your membership.
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PAMED COVID-19 Briefing:
September 24, 2020
Pa. has 853 new cases, bringing the statewide total to 153,397 in all 67. Pa. counties. Learn more. View a breakdown of cases here.
CMS released data on service use among Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries age 18 and under during COVID-19. Data shows that rates for vaccinations, primary, and preventive services among children in Medicaid and CHIP have declined significantly compared to the same time period last year. Learn more
The Wolf Administration released a new COVID-19 testing prioritization plan. Testing will be prioritized based on four tiers. Learn more
The U.S. House passed a short-term government funding bill that includes a provision extending the deadline for providers to repay Medicare advance payment loans until after the public health emergency expires. The bill is now being considered by the Senate. Learn more
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