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

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)


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:

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


American Medical Association

AMA Alliance

American Tort Reform Association

AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Payment adjustments and Hardship Information
Index of CMS Resources by Language

Closing Your Practice/ Retirement

Connecticut State Medical Society

Endowment for Health

e-Prescribing Assistance:

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:

Health Disparities:


Maine Medical Association

Massachusetts Medical Society

Meaningful Use Resources:

NH Resource Extension Center (REC). Free help to NH primary care physicians:

October 2015 changes to Medicaid UR services

Fact Sheet for Small Practices: Proposed MACRA Regulation
Medicare DME Coverage Requirements
Medicare Learning Network

Medicare Quality Reporting

The New England QIN-QIO:
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

National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire

National Center for Care Coordination Technical Assistance
Resource PDF

National Practitioner Data Bank

NH Association for the Blind
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:

NH Board of Medicine

NH Board of Nursing

NH Congressional Delegation email contacts:

NH Dept. of Health & Human Services

NH Dept. of Insurance Health Care Costs Info:

NH Insurance Dept.

NH Hospital Association

NH Laws

NH House and Senate

NH Medical Group Management Association (NH MGMA)

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

NH Quality Care

NH State Therapeutic Use of Cannabis Program

NH Substance Abuse Treatment Locator

NH Title XIX (NH Medicaid) Portal

NHVT Recruitment Center
A Service of Bi-State Primary Care Association

Office for Civil Rights – Limited English Proficiency

Promotes evidence-based medicine by providing news, resources and links to pharma-free CME courses.

PQRS Resources  (*both links broken)
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

Reportable Diseases

Rhode Island Medical Society

State of New Hampshire

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Vermont Medical Society