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CPF Newsletter June 12
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TennCare Telehealth Coverage Extended to July 24
"Amerigroup, BlueCare Tennessee, and United HealthCare Community Plan are extending all current telehealth coverage policies through July 24 with the exception of telehealth coverage for skilled therapies. Telehealth coverage for PT/ST/OT will be extended until June 30."
View the Full TennCare Memo and Related Documents Here
"5 Reasons for Less Than 5 Digits" - Congenital Hand Differences - VIDEO
Dr. Brinkley Sandvall of VUMC's Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery delivered a video presentation on Thursday evening on Congenital Hand Differences titled "5 Reasons for Less Than 5 Digits," reviewing main diagnoses, work-up, timing, and referral recommendations. 

View the presentation video at the link. 
5 Reasons for Less Than 5 Digits Video
Title: "Scoliosis"
Speaker: Chris Bonfield, MD, Department of Neurological Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 
Scoliosis Video (Taped May 28)
Title: "COVID-19 PIMS"
Speaker: Sophie Katz, MD, MPH, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
COVID-19 PIMS Video (Taped May 21)
Coronavirus Resources for Providers and Practices
Critical Worker Post-Testing Guidance
TN Dept of Health - COVID-19 Dashboard
All TN COVID-Related Executive Orders
TN Dept of Health - Friday NOON Weekly Webinars
CPF Peer Questions
Are you interested in asking the entire CPF membership about their experiences or advice on a certain question or issue? You can always submit a Peer Question. Senders of questions can stay anonymous. 

Contact CPF Program Manager Preston Spencer at with any peer questions.
Submit a Peer Question
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TN DCS / Brain Links 2020 Webinar Series
TN's Dept of Children's Services and nonprofit organization Brain Links are hosting a webinar series this year that will touch on a variety of issues. Here's what coming up in the next couple months:
  • June 23 & July 1 (10-11:30 AM) - Behavior and Psycho-social Issues: Supporting Children and Families
  • July 14 & 21 (10-11:30 AM) - Brain Health
Learn More and Register for TN DCS Webinars HERE
View All TN DCS Virtual Classroom Training Opportunities
CPF Career Center
Check CPF's Career Center for openings at member practices. If you would like to post an opening or have filled a position and need to remove a post, please email CPF Program Manager Preston Spencer at
Vanderbilt Pediatric Associates (Hopkinsville, KY): Seeking MD
Rivergate Pediatrics: Seeking Full-time LPN
Cumberland Pediatric Associates (Lebanon): Seeking Full-Time MD
Practice Management Institute (PMI): The Business Impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Practices - Weekly Webinars
TMGMA Webinars to Navigate COVID-19

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