Governor Cuomo has issued Executive Order 202.108, which extends telehealth regulatory flexibility for OMH-licensed, funded, and designated programs, as detailed in Executive Order 202.1, until June 16, 2021.
Executive Order 202.108 also extends modifications to the background check process for OMH authorized programs, as detailed in Executive Order 202.13, until June 16, 2021.
For more information regarding OMH telehealth guidance during the COVID-19 emergency period, please visit: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/covid-19-consolidated-telemental-health-guidance.pdf
For more information regarding OMH background check guidance during the COVID-19 emergency period, please visit: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/covid-19-interim-background-check.pdf
OMH COVID-19 Resources: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/covid-19-resources.html
OMH COVID-19 Provider Guidance: https://omh.ny.gov/omhweb/guidance/
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