June 3, 2023

COVID-19 NAHIC Resources

Click here for adolescent and young adult specific COVID-19 resources.

COVID-19 Telemedicine Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to rapid, widespread transition adoption of telemedicine. Provided below are select resources for clinicians and clinical systems that serve adolescents and young adults (AYAs), as well as practical information for AYAs and their families.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is the Nation’s leading professional organization advancing the health of pediatric populations. 

  • The AAP has provided a comprehensive resource for clinicians on telemedicine, including policy updates, resources for implementing and improving telemedicine services, and a guide on how to be reimbursed for non-face-to-face care.
  • Detailed guidance from the AAP on providing pediatric well-care during the COVID-19 pandemic can be found here
  • An AAP webinar on why and how to utilize telemedicine during COVID-19. 
  • A telemedicine coding fact-sheet from the AAP can be found here
  • The AAP has also compiled updated state policies on telemedicine during COVID-19.
  • Pediatric mental health experts share tips to make the most of telehealth visits. 

Other Resources

  • The American Academy of Family Physicians has a number of COVID-19 resources, including a detailed page on telemedicine technologies, coding, practice, and policies. 
  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) has compiled a resource page specific to addressing the health needs of college students during COVID-19, including licensure for telemedicine. 
  • The ACHA also hosted a QandA webinar on YouTube detailing multiple aspects of telemedicine implementation. 
  • The National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers resource page contains numerous, state-specific resources for implementing and enhancing telemedicine care. 
  • An interstate list compiled by the University of Texas on mental health provider telemedicine policies by state. 
  • The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs has developed a flyer for providers to use in conjunction with their patients to optimize telemedicine services.
  • The Journal of Adolescent Health has published an article on using telemedicine to reach adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Updated March 11, 2021