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    Coronavirus and MDPCP​ Practices

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​As MDPCP practices, you play an important role in the health and safety of Marylanders. The Coronavirus outbreak continues to be a rapidly developing situation in regard to cases, transmission and testing. Thank you for your partnership, and please keep checking here for frequent updates.

    Quick Links

    External Quick Links

    MDPCP Quick​​​​​​​ Links

    • ​Monthly Update from the PMO (PDF updated 11​/10/2021)
      • This update provides an overview of events from the PMO, including any COVID-19 updates from the MDPCP practices.
    • Viewing COVID-19 Alerts in CRISP
      • This overview provides information​ about how to view COVID-19 alerts in CRISP, and how to create custom views to do so more efficiently.
    • Managing Health Care Workers Exposed to COV​ID-19 (Updated 3/11/2021)
      • This overview provides primary care practices guidance for what procedures to follow when one of their healthcare workers has been exposed to COVID-19.​​
    • ​Primary Care COVID-19 Vaccine Program FAQs​ (Updated 11/5/2021)
      • ​This document includes FAQs for those in the Primary Care COVID-19 Vaccine Program. FAQs cover ordering in ImmuNet, transfering doses, wastage reporting, general operational questions, booster doses, third doses, billing and coding, and other topics. ​

    MDPCP COVID-19 Webin​​​ars

    I​n light of the continuing challenge that COVID-19 poses to public health in Maryland and nationally, the MDPCP PMO is continuing to host regular webinars ​for all Marylan​d ​healthcare Providers to review current guidance, provide additional information on health and safety​​ measures, provide updates on important items such as testing, vaccination, and monoclonal antibody treatment, and answer questions. T​​he schedule for the next several COVID-19 update webinars is as follows:​​

    ​For previous webinar recordings and slides, please visit our Archive pageFor the most common questions, please view the MDPCP CO​VID-19 Webinar FAQs​.


    MDPCP providers can assist patients by providing COVID-19 vaccinations in their practices or referring patients to get vaccinated elsewhere.

    Providing Vaccinations in Your Practice

    If you want​ to begin to provide vaccinations in your practice, begin by reviewing the​​​ Preparing for ​​the COVID-19 Vaccine ​in Primary Care ​guide. There are three steps to setting up ImmuNet to be able to be a COVID-19 vaccine administrator:

    ImmuNet Enrollment, Reporting​, and Registration

    There are three steps to setting up ImmuNet to be able to be a COVID-19 vaccine administrator:

    1. Enrolling in ImmuNet (your practice may already be enrolled)​​​​

    2. Setting up EHR Reporting to ImmuNet

    3. Registering in ImmuNet to be a COVID-19 vaccine administrator

    Refer Your Patients to Get Vaccinated

    ​​If you do not offer COVID-19 vaccine in your practice​​, you can ​refer patients ​​to ​covidvax.maryland.gov ​​to find a vaccination site ​and sign up for a vaccination appointment. ​

    COVID-19 Vaccine Information

    General ​COVID-19 Vaccine Information

    COVID-19 ​Vaccine Communication Guides​

    COVID-19 ​Vaccine Communication Resources

    COVID-19 ​Vaccinator Training Resources

    COVID-19 ​Vaccine Billing and Resources​​​​

    General Guidance & Resources

    Latest Policies and Guidance​


    • Maryland guidance on rapid point-of-care testing

      • Rapid point-of-care testing ​toolkit

      • Point-of-care testing resources - MDPCP practices in need of point-o​​f-care tests may fill out this form to obtain equipment

    • MDH Testing Adoption Project

      • Team of MDH staff aimed at assisting health care providers with implementing PCR testing

      • More information can be found in this slide deck

      • Questions can be sent to mdh.tat@maryland.gov

    • Point-of-care tests that are administered in your office are eligible to be submitted for reimbursement
      • Further guidance and information can be found in the MDH COVID-19 Reimbursable Laboratory Codes Fee Schedule document here



      At this time, MDH has available and free PPE for practices. If​ interested, please fill out pages 3 and 4 of this document​ and submit to your Local Health Department contact as indicated.​​


      Grants and Assistance for Providers

      Resources for Providers to Share with Patients​

      ​​Providers ​Vaccinating Youth Aged 12-17

      ​​Administering COVID-19 Vaccine

      Registering and Reporting in ImmuNet

      Providers should onboard to ImmuNet now as a necessary prerequisite for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The first two links will lead you to the site. After onboarding with ImmuNet, providers should consult the ​Quick Reference Guide ​to establish a Vaccines for Children or Non-Vaccines for Children profile

      • ImmuNet COVID-19 Registration Instructions

      • Reporting to ImmuNet - As of October 2019, all vaccinations administered in the State of Maryland are required to be reported to ImmuNet, regardless of patient opt-out status in ImmuNet. Exceptions apply for nursing facilities and similar facilities; please see website for details.

      Talking with Patients and Families about COVID-19 Vaccine

      Vaccine Information for Parents

      Vaccine Policy Statements and Recommendations

      ​Archived Resources:

      ​For more information, please visit MDH’s Coronavirus page​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​