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.
Desktop users: Click on the gray tabs on the left to access more resources on the topics listed on the COVID-19 Resource Center page.
Mobile users: Click/tap on the "COVID-19 Resource Center" button to find more information on a variety of topics - including PPE, testing, and advocacy for physicians.
PAMED COVID-19 Briefing:
October 30, 2020
There are 2,641 new cases reported, bringing the statewide total to 205,517. View a breakdown of cases here.
Don’t forget to register for PAMED’s CME webinar with Pa. Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, MD, on Nov. 12, Noon-1p.m. Dr. Levine and top Pa. health officials, including COVID-19 Response Director Wendy Braund, MD, will address COVID-19 vaccine planning, PPE, and more. Register
The AMA released the results of a recent physician survey on the pandemic’s financial impact. Get details
Nov. 6 is the deadline to apply for Phase 3 of CARES Act Provider Relief Funding. Health care providers who have already received funding via previous Provider Relief Fund payments can apply. Learn more
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a final rule on with coverage and payment details for COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. Medicare, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program agencies, and most private health plans to administer the vaccine at no cost to patients during the public health emergency. Get a CMS fact sheet here.
PAMED is updating the Briefing section of our COVID-19 page. This is where we’ll put the top updates that have happened. If you’d like to receive an email or text when an update is available, you can sign up for either below.