With the growing COVID-19 concern brewing around us, here are some rural-relevant resources that might be helpful.Additional updates, resources and information will be added to this page as they become available…

Visit the CMS Current Emergencies landing page for Medicare and Medicaid related COVID-19 information. CMS has issued several guidance announcements and “special” announcements in the last few weeks dealing with this and many other potential challenges our providers may face.


Several additional resources – from assistance with supply chain to potential payroll tax reductions – are being introduced every day. Sometimes more than once a day. Keep an eye out to pertinent information that might be relevant to providers and stakeholders in your state.

The following are resources, guidance and information by category.  Items will be added to this page as they become available.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

CMS – Lessons from the Front Lines: COVID-19 every Friday, 12:30 – 2:00 PM Eastern This call series is an opportunity for CMS officials to hear directly from physicians and other clinical leaders as they share their experiences, best practices, strategies, and insights related to COVID-19. These calls are held weekly on Fridays at 12:30 PM Eastern and specific topics vary. To join the calls: Participant Dial-In: (877) 251-0301   Access Code: 8672948    Webcast Streaming

Coding, Billing and Payment Guidance

1135 Waivers


EMS & First Responders

Partner Resources


Other Resources


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We are about preparation not panic. Please reach out to Tammy Norville (tammyn@nosorh.org), NOSORH Technical Assistance Director, with questions, for discussion or for additional assistance.