AACE is closely monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 and working with partner medical societies to provide information and resources to our members. Please refer to the links below:
Medicare will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telehealth services for beneficiaries across the entire country. Read more.
COVID-19 Telehealth HIPAA Information from HHS.gov
AACE Member Gregory Dodell, MD, FACE, has created a helpful presentation detailing how to set up and operate your telemed service. View the presentation below, and follow @DodellMD on Twitter for more tips.
Telemedicine SOAPRUNTIME: 12:56
Watch Dr. Dodell explain the set-up, operation, action and plan/policy for your practice's telemedicine service.
Read this special report by AACE members Gauri Behari, MD, Karyne Vinales, MD, and Ricardo Correa MD, Es.D, who share their experience with telemedicine tools both before and after the COVID-19 health crisis.
Help your patients prepare for their telemedicine visit by reading "Telemedicine Checklist: 3 Steps to Prepare for Your Virtual Visit."
Read the Endocrine Practice article, "Telehealth Adoption Among Endocrinologists During COVID-19 Pandemic"
Read AACE's media outreach efforts and the efforts of our partners to help keep our patients safe.
AACE President Sandra Weber, MD, FACP, FACE spoke with The New York Times in their piece entitled,
"Coronavirus Threatens Americans With Underlying Conditions"
Read a recent study published in the June issue of Endocrine Practice entitled "Clinical Characteristics of 28 Patients with Diabetes and Covid-19 in Wuhan, China"
Learn more about the relationship between COVID-19 and Obesity from the STOP Obesity Alliance
Read a recent study published in the June issue of Endocrine Practice entitled "Important Management Considerations in Patients with Pituitary Disorders During the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic"
Amgen has asked health care providers to supply these Temporary Self-Administration Instructions for Use to their patients who cannot receive prescribed Prolia injections by their health care provider due to constraints during the COVID-19 pandemic. Administration of Prolia by a healthcare provider remains the preferred mode of administration where possible. These instructions are for use only during the COVID-19 public health emergency declared by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on January 31, 2020. They should be discarded following the public health emergency. Patients can also view this demonstration video to aid in self-administration.