The White House announced on January 30, 2023 that the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency will end on May 11, 2023. At the end of the federal Public Health Emergency, the provisions in effect now under OPWDD’s Appendix K amendment will remain in effect for six months through November 11, 2023. OPWDD provides the below guidance and resources for providers regarding the unwinding of COVID flexibilities over the coming months.
This FAQ provides responses to questions that were asked at the CCO Information Session titled: Care Management Public health (PHE) End Date and Policies held on May 4, 2023. The session agenda covered post PHE Requirements including an overview on remote technology, and upcoming education and outreach opportunities. This training can be found in the SLMS enroll here. For detailed instructions on how to access the SLMS, visit the SLMS Reference page.
End of the Appendix K Coverage & ADM Revisions Webinar November 2023