COVID-19 Information for AAOMS Members: Updates and Resources

COVID-19 Updates


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AAOMS Statements

AAOMS Practice Guidance, Protocols and Resources

Guidance and Protocols

Un'masking' the Dilemma

Webinar: OMS Practice Reopening Pearls

Sample Respiratory Protection Program

Interim Reopening Protocol for the OMS Office

The Reopening Challenge: A Guide for OMS Practices

FAQs: COVID-19 Guidance for OMSs

UV Light and its Applications

SARS-CoV-2 Viability and Surface Disinfection

Return to Practice Not Really a ‘Return to Normal’

AAOMS Tips for Patient Communication during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Health Care Group COVID-19 Resource for OMS Practice Owners, Associates and Managers

Peer-to-peer Perspectives in the COVID-19 Era

Sedation for Emergency Extractions

AAOMS Sample Practice Resources

Sample Hygiene Protocol Employee Notification and Agreement

Sample Staff/Patient Conversations Related to Elective OMS Procedures

Sample Referral Letter for Preparing for Return to Practice

Sample Referral Tele-letter

Sample COVID-19 Office Policies

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Resources

Strategies for PPE Reuse, Decontamination and Optimization

FDA Information on N95 masks

CDC NIOSH – PPE Sequence and Disposable Respirator Instructions (English) and Spanish

CDC – Crisis Standards of Care Decontamination Recommendations

Telehealth / Telemedicine Resources

AAOMS Telehealth Resources

Coding and Billing Guidance

Payer Coverage and Reimbursement
COVID-19 Coding and Billing Interim Guidance
Definition of Urgent and Non-Urgent Services
Provider Assistance

State and Federal Updates

AAOMS Advocacy

Complimentary Continuing Education

Faculty and Residents

Updates on AAOMS Programs and Offers

AAOMS Advantage Partner Updates and Offers

Complimentary antivirus software available

Financial Relief Assistance Resources

CARES Act Information

U.S. Treasury Department – COVID-19 Information for Small Businesses

Business Financial Relief Information

U.S. Small Business Administration – Paycheck Protection Program

U.S. Small Business Administration – COVID-19 Guidance/Resources

IRS – COVID-19 Tax Relief Information

U.S. Department of Labor – COVID-19 Guidance/Resources

U.S. Department of Labor – Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers and Webinar PDF

Student Loans

U.S. Education Department – FAQs on COVID-19 Student Loan Relief

Government Agency Updates and Resources

General COVID-19 Information

News from Health Organizations