This webpage is a full listing of all APTA Coronavirus updates. For the most recent Coronavirus updates, please go to our Coronavirus webpage.
Coronavirus Update: May 26, 2020
Expanded private payer telehealth coverage for physical therapy, employer tax credit, guidance for PT education programs, and more
Coronavirus Update: May 15, 2020
A possible blueprint for telehealth exercise programs, pediatric COVID-related illness, CDC guidance on reopening, and more.
Coronavirus Update: May 8, 2020
Insurance premium rebates, cyberattacks related to COVID-19, resources from APTA components, and more.
Coronavirus Update: April 29, 2020
Expanded APTA guidance, additional relief funding, U.S. reaches 1 million COVID-19 cases, and more.
Coronavirus Update: April 21, 2020
Outpatient resources, COVID-19 risk ratings by profession, tracking down providers relief funds, and more.
Coronavirus Update: April 14, 2020
Home health guidance, relief funds for providers and students, CDC recommendations on essential workers who may have been exposed, and more.
Coronavirus Update: April 8, 2020
Expanded APTA resources on patient management, weekly CDC COVID-19 summaries, and an adjusted coronavirus model.
Coronavirus Update: April 6, 2020
HIPAA enforcement relaxed, PTs and PTAs among the health care workers who could be "exempted" from expanded sick leave, COVID-19's link to CVD, and more.
Coronavirus Update: April 1, 2020
CMS moves toward telehealth for physical therapy, FCC announces telehealth initiative, new resources available for physical therapy educators, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 30, 2020
Practice guidance for pediatric physical therapy, a new volunteer resource, accelerated Medicare payments, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 27, 2020
A Medicare payment increase, PT telehealth for UnitedHealthcare, APTA tracks telehealth payment changes, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 26, 2020
New PT practice guidelines for COVID patients in acute hospitals, Cigna opens up telehealth for PTs, a call for postacute care COVID preparedness, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 25, 2020
UnitedHealthcare allows e-visits, HHS presses for states to relax licensing laws, HPA shares an interoperability opportunity, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 24, 2020
APTA joins effort for stepped up NPE response by Congress; new template letter for telehealth; wound care considered "essential," and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 23, 2020
Tips on what to ask about telehealth; guidance on paid leave law; coronavirus "self-checker"; CMS enrollment relief, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 22, 2020
Employers mandated to provide paid sick leave will be reimbursed, and quality reporting deadlines and requirements — including MIPS — have been relaxed.
Coronavirus Update: March 20, 2020
APTA's President issues a statement, updated e-visit Q&A and webinar recording available, telehealth grassroots advocacy, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 19, 2020
AHCA and NCAL release guidelines for PTs, OTs, and SLPs in long-term care facilities; Aetna expands telehealth and e-visit coverage; APTA to host e-visit Facebook Live event, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 18, 2020
APTA answers questions about e-visits and schedules an online town hall; experts offer recommendations for rehab providers; CDC offers guidance on return-to-work for health care providers, and more.
Coronavirus Update: March 17, 2020
APTA provides a statement, resources, and guidance; CMS allows limited digital services by PTs; the CDC says gatherings should be fewer than 50 people, and more.