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ACRM is hosting live webinars with experts from the Tele-Medicine industry to provide clear and up-to-date information regarding telemedicine and remote monitoring in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation during the COVID-19 crisis.

GOAL: The goal is to provide information from the source and allow you to ask questions and try to get some straight answers for clear decision making.

DATES: The webinars will be every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 1:00 PM EDT (10:00 AM PDT) from Tuesday 24 March 2020 to Thursday 9 April 2020.

COST: The webinars are ‘absolutely’ FREE. However, if you want CEUs, there will be a fee of $29 and you will be required to complete an evaluation for each webinar. See important instructions below.

SCHEDULE  Continuing Education icon

 Follow the links below to learn more and/or view recorded webinars at your convenience.


Ep 1: TUE 24 MARCH: Connected Health Initiative – Leading telemedicine industry group working directly with the White House on telemedicine changes during the pandemic.
With Guest Speaker: Brian Scarpelli, Senior Global Policy Counsel  MORE >>

Ep 2: THU 26 MARCH: Nixon Law Group – Experts on telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring reimbursement and requirement policies and laws.
With Guest Speaker: Carrie Nixon, Esq., Co-Founder and Managing Partner  MORE >>

CME/CEUs iconEp 3: FRI 27 MARCH: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) -Telepractice Guidance for Speech-Language Pathologist
With Guest Speaker: Neela Swanson, Director of Health Care Policy, Coding and Reimbursement.  MORE >>

CME/CEUs iconEp 4: TUE 31 MARCH: American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)The Role of TeleRehabilitation in Health Care Transformation
With Guest Speaker,  Alice Bell, Senior Payment Specialist  MORE>>

CME/CEUs iconEp 5: THU 2 APRIL: American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Telehealth Resources for Occupational Therapy
With Guest Speaker, Monica Wright, CPC, CPMA, CPCO, AOTA Manager for Coding and Payment Policy & Tammy Richmond, MS, OTRL, FAOTA, Telehealth expert  MORE >>

Ep 6: FRI 3 APRIL: Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center (SETRC) Telemedicine Updates from SETRC – SETRC is one of 12 Federally funded Telehealth promotion centers. Experts on telehealth policy and law state-by-state.

Ep 7: TUE 7 APRIL: National Institutes of Health (NIH)Addressing Changes and Concerns of Administering Grants During the Pandemic Changes
With Guest Speaker: Theresa Hayes Cruz, PhD, Acting Director, NICHD National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ep 8: THU 9 APRIL: White House*: Representatives from The Trump administration communicating changes that have been approved, what changes are being considered and addressing questions from the audience.

Ep 9: FRI 10 APRIL: LIH Healthcare, ChinaTelehealth and Psychosocial Crisis Intervention for Patients, Family and Staff in Physical-Social Isolation due to the COVID-19
With Guest Speaker: Fengyi Kuo, DHS, OTR, CPRP, Chief Therapy Officer, LIH Healthcare

*All speakers are confirmed, except for the White House representative, which we hope to be able to confirm soon.


CME/CEUs icon
A red academic cap icon denotes webinars eligible to be evaluated for 1.0 hour /.1 CEU for the following:

  • Physical Therapy Board of California
  • AOTA
  • ASHA
  • APA


Cedars-Sinai logoTHANK YOU to Cedars-Sinai Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for co-sponsoring the series and evaluating the material for designation of continuing education credit.


These webinars are part of the ACRM Training Institute (ATI). They will be recorded, archived and freely accessible online at your convenience. Please share this resource with your staff and colleagues.


We are seeking feedback/input from all ISIG’s and Networking Groups within the ACRM for issues and questions regarding telemedicine, e-visits, remote practice guidelines, scope of practice, reimbursement for remote monitoring and/or telehealth encounters that have been raised by their members to be addressed by the speakers in this series. Please direct feedback to