Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Telehealth Updates

External Resources

There are many resources available for both patients and health care providers, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) has listed some of them below for your convenience. Inclusion of these links does not imply AANP endorsement.

Billing and Participation With Medicare, Medicaid and Insurance Payors

Additional Federal Guidance

Technical Guidance

Mental Health Guidance

State Telehealth Policy Updates


Hit the Ground Running: Telehealth in the Time of COVID-19

Robin Arends, DNP, CNP, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, AANP member and Chair of the AANP Telehealth Expert Panel, shares information to help NPs get started in telehealth.

NP Tools and Resources

AANP-developed COVID-19 Resources


CE Courses

Review the history of telehealth and key terminology in Telehealth: What Nurse Practitioners Need to Know, available free for members at the AANP CE Center. This 1.0 contact hour continuing education (CE) activity will include a general overview of the applications of telehealth, as well as key credentialing considerations and current trends in legislation, reimbursement and billing.

Visit the AANP CE Center


Specialty Interest Group

Engage, Learn, Network and Progress Practice in Health Informatics and Telehealth

The Health Informatics and Telehealth Specialty Interest Group (SIG) offers a unique opportunity to interactively collaborate with colleagues who share an interest or clinical expertise in health information technology (IT). As an SIG member, you’ll have access to a cutting-edge, online forum where you can engage in discussions, document sharing and knowledge exchange with fellow NPs. Come learn, share and help progress the development of theory and practice in health IT.

Join the Health Informatics and Telehealth SIG

Health Informatics and Telehealth SIG Member Login


JAANP Resource Center

Find evidence-based articles, up-to-date guidelines and other resources about telehealth at this resource center, brought to you by the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP).

Visit the JAANP Resource Center