Best Minute of Your Day Campaign

July 25, 2017

Board-certified Peer Reviewers Needed

July 18, 2017

KEPRO was recently awarded the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services Medicaid contract to perform retrospective health utilization management reviews. 

Confirmed Measles Case Traveled to NH July 2017

On July 17, 2017, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding a confirmed measles case that traveled to New Hampshire.  NH DPHS Health Alert

Key Points and Recommendations:

  • Healthcare providers should be aware that a person with confirmed measles traveled to Hampton Beach, NH on 7/9/17, and purchased food at 4 beachside establishments during a time when s/he was considered to be infectious.

Protect Patients First

July 12, 2017                                                           

The New Hampshire Hospital Association (NHHA), New Hampshire Medical Society (NHMS) and AARP New Hampshire have joined in opposition to the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) currently under consideration in the US Senate.

Our three organizations oppose the BCRA because it would erode health protections for millions of Americans and expose them to increased costs and health risks. We believe that any health care legislation should have the goal of protecting patients first.

Physician Advocacy Institute Launches Free MACRA QPP Physician Education Initiative

June 28, 2017

Physicians Advocacy InstituteThe Physicians Advocacy Institute (PAI) has developed educational resources to help physician practices succeed under the Medicare Quality Payment Program (QPP), enacted as part of the MACRA law of 2015.

Syphilis Outbreak in NH

On June 22, 2017, NH DHHS issued a health alert regarding a syphyilis outbreak in New Hampshire.  NH DPHS Health Alert

Key Points and Recommendations:

  • 42 cases of infectious syphilis were identified in New Hampshire from January through May of 2017. Over the last five years on average only 20 cases were reported during this same time frame.

AMA Launches Opioid Education Microsite

June 21, 2017

The microsite, www.end-opioid-epidemic.org, includes nearly 300 education and training resources across three major categories:

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