PWW will be providing regular “EMS Law COVID-19 Corona Updates” as these questions come in and we develop a response. The situation is changing hourly as new information comes in and the government issues various orders and guidance.

COVID-19 EMS Resources

PDF icon PWW Secure Remote Working SAMPLE Policy
PDF icon PWW Statement on Sharing COVID-19 Information and HIPAA
PDF icon OCR Guidance on COVID-19 Patient Information With First Responders
PDF icon Full Q&A from WEBINAR: Navigating the COVID-19 Issues Affecting the EMS Workplace
PDF icon Medicare Telehealth FAQs
PDF icon OCR BULLETIN: HIPAA Privacy and Novel Coronavirus
PDF icon OCR Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth
PDF icon CMS Coverage and Payment Related to COVID-19 Medicare – Including Emergency Ambulance
PDF icon CMS COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Health Care Providers Fact Sheet - Including Enrollment Waivers
PDF icon DOL: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers
PDF icon CDC COVID-19 Guidance for Emergency Medical Services
PDF icon CDC COVID-19 Official ICD10 Coding Guidance COVID 19 - Updated 3.18.20

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: Navigating the COVID-19 Issues Affecting the EMS Workplace

EMS1 Article:  Finally! Feds tell hospitals they may share information about COVID-19 patients with first responders

EMS1 PWW Article: Temporary CMS Changes Provide Needed Flexibility

PDF icon CDC ICD-10-CM Official Coding and Reporting Guidelines April 1, - September 30, 2020 
JEMS EMS Lawline Article:  Make Time for Family

EMS World Article: Will Telehealth Redefine Whether Ambulance Services Are Reasonable?

PDF icon PWW Signature Guidance for EMS Billing Personnel
PDF icon PWW Signature Guidance for EMS Practitioners
EMS1 Article: A hidden gem in the CARES Act that benefits ambulance services
File PWW Model Ambulance Signature Form COVID-19 Version 2.2-CV (Word)
PDF icon PWW Model Ambulance Signature Form COVID-19 Version 2.2-CV.pdfPDF icon PWW Model Ambulance Signature Form COVID-19 Version 2.2-CV (PDF)
CARES Act Relief Fund Terms and Conditions
EMS1 Article: You’ve seen the CARES Act stimulus payment, but did you see the strings?
PDF icon PCS Form Compliance During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
EMS World Article: It’s Time for the CARES Act Round 2 Stimulus Payments—Could You Be Left Out?
PDF icon CMS Ambulance Specific FAQs as of 05/01/2020
HRSA COVID-19 Uninsured Program FAQ
JEMS EMS Lawline Article: The Hidden Pandemic
PDF icon Clarification for Using the “CR” Modifier and “DR” Condition Code

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COVID-19 RESOURCES: Any individual or entity who downloads or uses these documents or any modified version of any of these documents in any way is referred to as the "User." Some of the documents are sample forms and policies only, designed by Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, LLC (PWW).  PWW created documents are not legal advice, and no attorney-client relationship is formed by their use. User bears all responsibility for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, and the User agrees that neither PWW nor the individual designers of PWW created documents are responsible for their use, non-use or modification by any User.  PWW created documents are licensed only for use by individual ambulance services, and may not be sold or distributed by any other individual or entity. Any other use or distribution of PWW created documents requires our express written permission. Please also note that we cannot be responsible to distribute new or updated documents to users. In addition, we do not guarantee that any of these documents will be updated to reflect new laws, regulations or other applicable authority. PWW created documents are Copyrighted by PWW and any use, reproduction or distribution that is not in accordance with these Terms of Use is strictly prohibited unless permitted in writing by PWW. PWW makes no copyright claim to any official government works.