COVID-19 Updates and Information

Welcome to ADDP's informational site for COVID-19. The purpose of this page is to share with you information and communications related to COVID-19 (coronavirus) so that you, our member, can be informed and up to date. Please check back here mutiple times during the day so you can view the latest information.

Upcoming Calls

Check back at this site prior to each meeting to see if any changes/cancellations

  • Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 9:30 am: ADDP Weekly Membership Call Call In: (470)869-2200 (3929068599#) ​ VIDEO LINK Note: Please email questions prior to the meeting to robinfarrington@addp.org
  • Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm: MassHealth Day Hab Stakeholders Meeting Occurs every 2 week(s) on Wednesday from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST VIDEO LINK (Access Code: 161 284 3831/Password: pkEhb3Jgn24) Call In: 1-866-692-3580

COVID-19 Reimbursement Updates

Rate Regulation and RFRs

For a list of upcoming hearings, including date, time, and due date for written testimony, please visit our Governmental Affairs page HERE

Updates from the Commonwealth

For comprehensive updates and the Commonwealth's response to COVID-19, please visit the MassGov website HERE

Below are specific updates from the Commonwealth that ADDP feels are especially important to provider members:

National Resources and Information on COVID-19

  1. Instructions for Using These Templates
  2. Community Letter Template
  3. Employment Verification Template
  4. Essential Personnel Card Template
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act Summary (Posted March 20, 2020)
    Source: ANCOR

    Late last week, President Trump signed the second funding package to respond to COVID-19. A summary of it has been provided by ANCOR

  • Op-Ed by ANCOR CEO (Posted March 20, 2020)

    The article, posted in The Hill, reminds Congress not to forget disability service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • CMS FAQs for State Medicaid Agencies (Posted March 12, 2020)

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has issued the first set of frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) to aid state Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) agencies in their response to the 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 Command Center Situation Reports from MEMA

​​For situation reports prior to the above dates, please visit the State Library of Massachusetts site HERE

Other Updates from ADDP

  • Collaborative Press Release_Emergency Funding_3.25.20
  • How To Make A Mask
  • Plain Language Information About The Corona Virus: ENGLISH or SPANISH
  • Update on ADDP Committee Meetings Issued on 3/16/20: All ADDP committee meetings will be held remotely via video and/or conference calls until further notice.
  • LEAD Conference Update Issued on 3/16/20: We regret to inform you that due to current events, we need to reschedule the 2020 LEAD Conference scheduled for April 29, 2020 to sometime later this year. We do not have a definitive date yet for the reschedule – possibilities include mid-June or late October. There are many factors we need to weigh and we ask for your patience while we evaluate the situation.

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