Resources for Physicians

Championing you, so you can champion your patients.

NHMS has collected useful information for physicians to be available on one easy to use page.

Guidelines and Resources

NHMS Opioid Prescribing Resource 

Instructions for Patients
http://prescribetoprevent.org/

NHMS Pain Management Guidelines

Therapeutic Cannabis

Feel free to revise the Word version to reflect your practice needs and evolving evidence.

Statement of Understanding: Responsibilities, Potential Benefits & Risks of Using Cannabis/Marijuana

Statement of Understanding: Responsibilities, Potential Benefits & Risks of Using Cannabis/Marijuana [Word version]

Informed consent for adults

Informed consent for minors

General Program Information for Providers – prepared by NH DHHS

Clinical Checklist for Certification for Use of Therapeutic Cannabis

Provider Letter (What You’ll Receive When Your Patient is Approved)

New Hampshire Law: CHAPTER 126-X: USE OF CANNABIS FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES

Therapeutic Cannabis Program Registry Rules

NH DHHS Therapeutic Cannabis Program

Suicide Prevention & Mental Health

Know the five signs (image not able to be copied over for link)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

Five Signs of Emotional Suffering

Change Direction NH: downloadable 8 1/2 x 11 poster

Helplines and Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides information both online and via downloadable materials:
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/learn/prevention.aspx
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/getinvolved/materials.aspx

Connect: New Hampshire-specific Suicide Prevention Resources and Links

Zero Suicide Toolkit

HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health

Mental Health Guide for College Students

Understanding a Veteran with PTSD

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/

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
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

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

NH Substance Abuse Treatment Locator
http://nhtreatment.org/

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  (*both links broken)
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/