As we all continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, please refer to the newly developed AAOS COVID-19 Member Resource Center. The frequently updated page includes a variety of information, including: practice management resources, a telemedicine guide, regulatory updates, advocacy priorities and recommendations regarding elective surgery. We’re also sharing a list of policy options for states to address COVID-19 that the AMA is compiling.
For a snapshot of state activity occurring across the country, please review this Stateside COVID-19 State & Local Government Report. From activating retired physicians and licensure portability, to good Samaritan protections and seeking Section 1135 waivers, states are undertaking a variety of efforts.