Physician Resources & Links

Championing you, so you can champion your patients.

 

The following are useful resources and links.

 

Resources:

NHMS Opioid Prescribing Resource

Prescribing Naloxone
NH Board of Medicine statement on HB 271
Instructions for Healthcare Professionals
Instructions for Patients
http://prescribetoprevent.org/

NHMS Pain Management Guidelines

Advanced Directive Forms

Labs: Office-Based Labs Reporting Requirement

Career Opportunities:

Click here to view current physician job postings and physician candidates interested in employment opportunities.

Links:

American Medical Association 
http://www.ama-assn.org/

AMA Alliance
http://www.amaalliance.org/

American Tort Reform Association
http://www.atra.org

AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)
http://www.ahrq.gov/

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
http://www.cms.gov
Payment adjustments and Hardship Information
Index
of CMS Resources by Language

Closing Your Practice/ Retirement

Connecticut State Medical Society
www.csms.org

Endowment for Health
http://www.endowmentforhealth.org/

e-Prescribing Assistance:
http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/E-Health/Eprescribing/index.html?redirect=/eprescribing/
http://surescripts.com/docs/default-source/PressRelease-Library/clinicians_guide_to_e-prescribing_final.pdf?sfvrsn=2

Foundation For Healthy Communities:
FREE HELP for Your LEP Patients: Federal regulations require physicians to provide translation services to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) patients.  The NH Foundation for Healthy Communities has a free on-line searchable database of translated documents to help:
http://www.healthynh.com/fhc-initiatives/cultural-effectiveness.html

Health Disparities:
http://apha.org/~/media/files/pdf/factsheets/hlthdisparty_primer_final.ashx

ICD-10:
http://www.roadto10.org/

Maine Medical Association
http://www.mainemed.com/

Massachusetts Medical Society
http://www.massmed.org/

Meaningful Use Resources:

CMS:  http://www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms/99_Meaningful_Use.asp
NH Resource Extension Center (REC).  Free help to NH primary care physicians: http://www.recnh.org/

Medicaid
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/ombp/medicaid/
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/ocom/sim.htm
October 2015 changes to Medicaid UR services

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov/
Fact Sheet for Small Practices: Proposed MACRA Regulation
Four Steps to Prepare for Medicare's New Payment Systems
Medicare DME Coverage Requirements
Medicare Learning Network

Medicare Quality Reporting

The New England QIN-QIO: http://www.healthcarefornewengland.org/
The CMS Value-Based Modifier Program: What it is & What it Means to Physician Practices webinar
PQRS Reporting & the CMS Value-Based Payment Modifier: Why They Matter & What You Need to Know webinar

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NAMI NH
National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire
http://naminh.org/

National Center for Care Coordination Technical Assistance
Resource PDF

National Practitioner Data Bank
http://www.npdb-hipdb.hrsa.gov/

NH Association for the Blind
http://www.sightcenter.org
The training video created by the Association's Advocacy Committee, under the leadership of Amy Nichols, titled "How Can I Help You," is now available online: https://sightcenter.org/what-we-do/resources/videos.  

NH Board of Medicine 
http://www.oplc.nh.gov/medicine/index.htm

NH Board of Nursing
http://www.nh.gov/nursing/

NH Congressional Delegation email contacts:

NH Dept. of Health & Human Services
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/

NH Dept. of Insurance Health Care Costs Info:
http://nhhealthcost.nh.gov/

NH Insurance Dept.
http://www.nh.gov/insurance/

NH Hospital Association
http://www.nhha.org/

NH Laws
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/indexes/default.html

NH House and Senate
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us

NH Medical Group Management Association (NH MGMA)
http://www.nhmgma.com/

NH Motor Vehicle Laws and Physicians
NH DMV Eye Exam 
CDL Medical Waiver 
Medical/Vision Advisory Board 
Reporting a Medically Unfit Person 
License Restricted to Daylight  
Medically Recognized Disorder 
Medical Exception for Tinted Glass

NH Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
http://www.oplc.nh.gov/pharmacy/drug-monitoring.htm

NH Quality Care
http://www.nhqualitycare.org/

NH State Therapeutic Use of Cannabis Program
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/oos/tcp/index.htm
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/NHTOC/NHTOC-X-126-X.htm
Registry rules  
Alternative treatment centers

NH Substance Abuse Treatment Locator
http://nhtreatment.org/
Print info cards for your website: 6 per page or 10 per page

NH Title XIX (NH Medicaid) Portal
https://nhmmis.nh.gov/portals/wps/portal/ProviderEnrollment

NHVT Recruitment Center
A Service of Bi-State Primary Care Association
http://www.bistaterecruitmentcenter.org/

Office for Civil Rights – Limited English Proficiency
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/index.html

PharmedOut
Promotes evidence-based medicine by providing news, resources and links to pharma-free CME courses. 
http://www.pharmedout.org/

PQRS Resources
http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/PQRS/index.html?redirect=/pqrs
PQRS Reporting & the CMS Value-Based Payment Modifier: Why They Matter & What You Need to Know webinar

RAC - National Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC)
A program to identify and reconcile Medicare under- and over-payments based on fee-for-service claims data.  DCS is the company covering the New England region.  DCS contact information: Phone 877-677-4281; fax 866-340-0625; email MRASRegionA@prgx.com;
http://www.DCSRAC.com
http://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Monitoring-Programs/Medicare-FFS-Compliance-Programs/Recovery-Audit-Program/

Reportable Diseases
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dphs/cdcs/documents/reportablediseases.pdf
http://gencourt.state.nh.us/rsa/html/x/141-c/141-c-mrg.htm

Rhode Island Medical Society
http://www.rimed.org/

State of New Hampshire
http://www.nh.gov

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/

Vermont Medical Society
http://www.vtmd.org/

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