Welcome to the ATAC COVID-19 Resource Page. Our goal is to provide our members with a space where they can share resources that are critical to healthcare and their business operations so we can help our organizations through this challenging time. ATAC has organized the resources based upon how they will impact your organization. We encourage all our members to share any resources their organization has found helpful. Please send any relevant materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SBA and California Disaster Emergency Loan Program (4/03/2020)
Governor Newsom must ask for the assistance from the SBA, no states have been approved yet. Check back for when you can apply.The California Disaster Relief Program is here: https://www.ibank.ca.gov/small-business-finance-center/
Disaster Relief Loans:
- Loan application forms can be previewed here
- New loan application
- For those with existing credit relationships
Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Services and Behavioral Health Information Notices webpage and resources:
- Information Notice 20-009: COVID-19 Guidance for Behavioral Health Programs
- COVID-19 FAQ for Behavioral Health
- COVID-19 FAQ for Narcotic Treatment Programs
- COVID-19 FAQ for Mental Health Rehabilitation Centers and Psychiatric Health Facilities
New Laws Concerning Family Medical Leave Act and Paid Sick Leave (3/15/2020)
Pending in Congress. Check back for updates.
Assistance from Banks and Credit Card Companies (3/15/2020)
Capital One, Citi and Wells Fargo have all issued statements indicating that they are willing to work with customers that experience financial difficulties. Citi issued a statement that for 30 days, small business customers are eligible to have their monthly service fees waived.
Citi is also waiving the fees on early CD withdrawals. Wells Fargo encouraged customers that are experiencing financial hardship to contact customer service for assistance. CONTACT YOUR BANK AND CREDIT CARD COMPANY FOR RELIEF.
California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (3/15/2020)
Telehealth Resources (3/16/2020)
Some organizations are considering a telehealth plan to continue to provide services if the pandemic continues for an extended period. Please note that not all payers cover telehealth services so please check with the payer before you offer the services to a subscriber.
US Chamber of Commerce (3/15/2020)
Gartner- Business Continuity Management (3/15/2020)
Health Organization Websites (6/25/2020)
Health Organization Websites (3/15/2020)
Public Health Recommendations For Healthcare Environments (4/09/2020)
Public Health Recommendations For The General Workplace (3/15/2020)
Paul Ponomarenko published FOLLOW UP: ATAC CAMPAIGN TO GET CALIFORNIA ADDICTION TREATMENT FACILITIES PAID BY HEALTH NET in Our Blog 2018-02-05 12:49:36 -0800ATAC waged a public relations campaign to demonstrate the damage Health Net has done to their insured and addiction treatment facilities in California. this included stories in Kaiser Health Newsletter, in a financial publication, and in the Los Angeles Times.We also produced two videos demonstrating the impact on the insured and providers of Health Net's long term failure to pay for treatment. We believe that Health net has settled with over 100 facilities and others are still in negotiation.The Insight video got 60,000 views. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5cxwqfTqmg&t=73sThe Patti Mitchell story 100,000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoKLX3BOqrw&t=643s
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Important: Health Net Settlement News!
Why Join ATAC? It's About Strength In Numbers
As a member of ATAC you are directly participating, with other members, in moving our industry agenda and concerns forward to those who represent us on the local and federal level. Your membership ensures that substance use treatment is accessible in all communities through this nation.