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COVID-19 Resources

To further support ACN-affiliated providers and facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, this page contains a wealth of links featuring local and national resources and guidelines for providers and practices.

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Vaccine Information

(updated Dec. 18, 2020)

U.S. Clears Moderna Vaccine for COVID-19 (Associated Press Dec. 18)

Arizona Care Network communication (Dec. 17)

Maricopa County Department of Public Health

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Dignity Health

Federal Drug Administration (FDA)

Payer Vaccine Information


Bright Health


Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

CommonSpirit Health

  • COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ


Local Healthcare Organizations

Abrazo Health

Dignity Health

Phoenix Children’s Care Network

Valleywise Health

National/International Organizations

American College of Physicians (ACP)

American Medical Association (AMA)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

US Department of Health & Human Services


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Health Plans/Payers

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)


  • Provider Education FAQ
  • Provider Education Manuals

Bright Health



  • Intel covers visits for new and established patients via video (traditional
    E&M codes) and telephone (98966-98968, 99441-99443) as a percentage
    of Medicare, per ACN’s agreement with Intel. During the Public Health
    Emergency, patient encounters that would typically be coded as E&M
    that are conducted by telephone only will be reimbursed as if conducted
    as a video visit.

Medicare (CMS)

Mercy Care / Medicaid

United Healthcare


  • CMS Complete Guide to Telehealth Billing Codes (Updated 4/30/20)
  • CMS COVID-19 Telehealth FAQs (Issued 03/17/20)
  • CMS Announces additional interim Telehealth guidelines (Issued 4/30/20)
  • CMS Provider Telehealth and Telemedicine Toolkit
  • CommonSpirit Virtual Care:  Tools and resources to help independent and network physicians adopt a licensed and HIPAA-compliant Telehealth platform. Information and training is presented in multiple learning formats and includes:
      • Interactive and document learning
      • Video training
      • Supplemental resources including AMA quick guide to Telemedicine, billing and coding best practices, and more
  • Medicare/Payer Telehealth Guidelines (PDF) (Updated 4/30/20)
  • OIG Policy Statement Regarding Physicians and Other Practitioners That Reduce or Waive Amounts Owed by Federal Health Care Program Beneficiaries for Telehealth Services During the COVID-19 Outbreak (Issued 03/24/20)

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