Oct. 27 Ebola Update Webinar



On Mon., Oct. 27, 12-1:30 p.m., N.H. DPHS will host another webinar featuring Dr. Elizabeth Talbot, Deputy State Epidemiologist.

Ebola Update: Lessons from the Hot Zone: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea (and Dallas)

Click here to reserve your webinar seat.

Audio for the webinar will be available via operator-assisted conference call: 1.866.652.5200

NHMS and Baystate Financial Educational Event

Please join us on Wed., Nov. 19 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Portsmouth Sheraton to learn about retirement income distribution strategies.

Bring your spouse and invite your colleagues. Light appetizers will be provided.

RSVP to Brian Falconer or by phone 401.432.8836

Click here for the event flyer.

 

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New Substance Abuse Treatment Locator Website

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has launched a new website directory for locating substance abuse treatment services in New Hampshire.The site, http://nhtreatment.org/, will help both individuals seeking services and providers who are seeking care for patients.

N.H. Medical Society Releases 2013 Physician Opinion Survey

For Immediate Release – September 30, 2013 

 

CONCORD – Today, P. Travis Harker, MD, MPH, president of the New Hampshire Medical Society and a family physician in Concord, released the results of a comprehensive survey of physicians that was commissioned by the Medical Society in conjunction with the UNH Survey Center.   

N.H. Health Protection Program Provider Overview

This provider overview offers a brief summary of the information you need to know about the N.H. Health Protection Program, N.H.'s new program to expand health coverage.

 

N.H. Health Alert Network Needs You!

The New Hampshire Health Alert Network (NHHAN) is the primary means of providing rapid and current New Hampshire-specific medical information to practitioners and public health partners statewide.  The NHHAN is a 24/7/365 comprehensive system for information sharing, and it may provide public health emergency risk communication necessary to enable recipients to respond to events that may have an urgent public health impact.  NHHAN is also used to promote situational awareness of evolving events or potential public health threats.

Minuteman Health, Inc. Receives CMS Funding

Following the announcement last week that the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) granted Minuteman Health Inc. of Massachusetts a loan to expand into New Hampshire (see N.H.

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.

Medicare 2014 Fees

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to ensure that the 2014 fee schedules for Medicare Part B are known to all physicians.

Offices looking for assistance can search for fee schedules by state and type of service at www.ngsmedicare.com. Search tools are available by individual code or entire file, but many find the individual code search easier to navigate.  

Current legislation expires on March 31, 2014,  so another update will be forthcoming. 

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