Group Practice Reporting Option for 2015

PQRS GPRO Registration is Open

If your practice wishes to participate in PQRS as a group for the 2015 reporting year, you must register for the Group Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) by June 30, 2015, using the Physician Value-PQRS (PV-PQRS) registration system.

GPRO Reporting Choices
When you register your group, you need to select a GPRO reporting method:

SGR Repeal Passed!

FINALLY!  US Senate passed H.R. 2, “Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act,” 92-8.Both Senators Ayotte and Shaheen voted in favor of passage.  Please send them a quick “Thank You” email. The Senate-passed bill was identical to the version that passed the House of Representatives by an overwhelming 392-37 margin on March 26.President Obama is expected to sign H.R.

Victim of IRS Tax Scam?

If you are a victim of IRS tax fraud  -- someone else filed your taxes fraudulently -- you need to re-file your taxes on paper and include an Identity Theft tax form 14039.

Below please find a link to the IRS web pages that discuss identity theft.  This page links to brochures about identity theft and the next steps to take if someone is a victim of this type of fraud. 

http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Identity-Protection

Victim of IRS Tax Scam?

If you are a victim of IRS tax fraud  -- someone else filed your taxes fraudulently -- you need to re-file your taxes on paper and include an Identity Theft tax form 14039.

Below please find a link to the IRS web pages that discuss identity theft.  This page links to brochures about identity theft and the next steps to take if someone is a victim of this type of fraud. 

http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Identity-Protection

Registration for NH PDMP Required

Under Section 318:B33 of the Controlled Drug Prescription Health and Safety Program (NH PDMP), all prescribers and dispensers authorized to prescribe or dispense schedule II-IV controlled substances within the state shall be required to register with the program. Only registered prescribers and dispensers (and their delegates) shall be eligible to access the program.

If you have a NH license and a DEA registration (from any state) you are required to register with the NH Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). 

Military Culture Awareness Training

In an effort to enhance the military cultural competency of NH clinical service providers, NH DHHS has set aside $100,000 for reimbursement to CMHCs, hospitals, and private mental health practitioners to offset lost billable time incurred by staff who participate in approved military culture awareness webinar training. Easter Seals NH Military & Veteran Services, through a contract with NH DHHS, is managing the reimbursement process.

Contact NH Senators in support of SGR repeal

Effective today: 21% Medicare physician payment cuts!  Now is the time to reverse those cuts. 

Feb. 13 Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Summit

The United States Attorney's Office and the State of New Hampshire - Board of Pharmacy will present a multidisciplinary program at Southern New Hampshire University's Dining Center from 8:30 am -3:00 pm.

Click here for further details.

 

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