On December 2, Governor Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.79, which extends telehealth regulatory flexibility for OMH-licensed, funded, and designated programs, as detailed in Executive Order 202.1, until January 1, 2021.
Executive Order 202.79 also extends modifications to the background check process for OMH authorized programs, as detailed in Executive Order 202.13, until January 1, 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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