The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has announced that the 2020 Application for Free Health Bucks is now available. Not-for-profit organizations may apply for Health Bucks to distribute to members of your community this summer and fall. Health Bucks are $2 coupons that can be used […]
Nonprofit Funding Opportunities for COVID-19 Response Efforts
Robin Hood Relief Fund The Fund is accepting applications for immediate response grants on a rolling basis from organizations responding to priority areas such as serving vulnerable populations, providing or expanding emergency assistance (e.g., food, shelter), and those at risk for gaps in government contracts or that have incurred unexpected […]
NYS Launches Online Medicaid Provider Enrollment During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has allowed states to temporarily waive and/or suspend some of the requirements for providers who wish to temporarily enroll in fee-for-service (FFS) Medicaid for the purpose of assisting with the COVID-19 public health emergency. More information is here.
OMH COVID-19 Disaster Emergency Telemental Health and Program Guidance
The effective date for COVID-19-related disaster emergency relief issued by the NYS Office of Mental Health is March 7, 2020, the date of the state’s declaration of a disaster emergency. All telemental health guidance and program guidance listed below may be operationalized retroactive to March 7. More information is here.
COVID-19 Guidelines for Non Emergency Medical Transportation Providers
The NYS Department of Health has issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) guidance pertaining to non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) providers in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. Download it here. This guidance is posted on the COVID-19 Guidance for Medicaid Providers webpage, which is updated regularly here.