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Chapter Communications Archive

11-30-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

11-29-17: Herbal supplement is killing people in Georgia, medical examiner says

11-29-17: How one provider is using Medicare Advantage to improve population health

11-29-17: Report: Two Million Deaths from Substance Use, Suicide in Decade

11-22-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

11-16-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

11-15-17: MLN Connects: Official CMS news from the Medicare Learning Network

11-15-17: Report calls on doctors to improve care in office-based practices

11-15-17: AHIP to support MACRA, APMs and clinician virtual groups as qualifying for MIPS payments

11-15-17: Team Approach to Health Care Means New Role for Doctors

11-15-17: To Combat the Opioid Epidemic, We Must Be Honest About All Its Causes

11-14-17: Mark your calendar! 2018 GA ACP Advocacy Day at the Capitol

11-13-17: Help your Patients or Family Lower their Medicare Costs!

11-9-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

11-8-17: Final Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2018

11-8-17: Physician Fee Schedule Final Policy, Payment, and Quality Provisions for CY 2018

11-7-17: Georgia Patient Resources on Medicare Drug Plan

11-7-17: GA Patient Resources on Medicare Drug Plan-Flyer

11-3-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

11-1-17: Getting Georgia Covered: What We Can Learn from Consumer and Assister Experiences During the Fourth Open Enrollment Period

11-1-17: Biosimilars have potential to cut health spending by $54 billion over next decade

10-26-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

10-19-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

10-19-17: MGMA: Physician practices must evaluate risk before moving to value-based care

10-19-17: Scribes significantly improve physician satisfaction

10-12-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

10-5-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

9-28-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

9-22-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

9-20-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

9-28-17: It's not too late to report enough this year to earn more in 2019

9-25-17: A hospital crisis is killing rural communities. This state is ‘Ground Zero’

9-21-17: Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers

9-15-17: Important New Requirements for Georgia Prescribers- CME REquirement

9-12-17: New Requirements for Georgia Prescribers: Update

9-12-17: Opioid Prescriptions Falling But Remain Too High, CDC Says

9-12-17: Helping Your Practice Survive in an Emergency Disaster

9-8-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

9-8-17: State of Georgia Agencies Resource Links for IRMA

8-25-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

8-24-17: No signs of relief: Rural providers on edge over ACA’s uncertain future

8-24-17: Telemedicine Is Wide-Reaching But Doesn’t Always Replace Doctor’s Touch

8-18-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

8-16-17: The U.S. should rethink its entire approach to painkillers and the people addicted to them, panel urges

8-16-17: Want a cure for physician burnout? Take care of yourself.

8-11-17: GA Chapter E-Brief

8-11-17: Who's responsible for protecting patient data in the cloud?

8-3-17: Quality Payment Program Hardship Exception Application for
the 2017 Transition Year & Link to CMS Quality Info

8-2-17: Foothills Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
2017 Pathway to Med School Summary

8-2-17: New Requirements for Georgia Prescribers

7-28-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

7-26-17: New Web Page for Doctors and Other Clinicians Working in Small, Rural, or Underserved Areas

7-26-17: MOC-limiting laws spreading to additional states

7-26-17: Explanation of Special Status Calculation

7-21-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

7-19-17: Understanding Cost in MACRA (aka Quality Payment Program) through your personalized Quality Resource Use Report (QRUR)

7-19-17: 5 things to know about Lyme disease and Powassan

7-17-17: Important New Requirements for Georgia Prescribers

7-14-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

7-11-17: New Georgia Law pertaining to use of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)- Enrollment Required by January 1, 2018

7-5-17: Seniors who want to be left alone at home double their risk of being readmitted, study says

7-5-17: In just one year, nearly 1.3 million Americans needed hospital care for opioid-related issues

6-29-17:  Georgia Chapter E-Brief

6-28-17: Fighting AIDS in the Deep South: Glimmers of Hope

6-22-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

6-21-17: GAPEC-1942-17 Provider Townhall Invite

6-21-17: Why are doctors still waiting for interoperability?

6-21-17: State slips to to 41st in senior health rating

6-15-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

6-9-17: Letter from Brenda Fitzgerald MD Georgia Health Commissioner re Opioids Overdoses

6-8-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

6-1-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

5-25-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

5-18-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

5-11-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

5-4-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

4-27-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

4-20-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

4-13-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

4-6-17: Georgia Chapter E-Brief

4-7-17: 2017 GA ACP Advocacy Day with the Patient Centered Physician Coalition

3-2-17: Message from ACP: Georgia Colorectal Cancer Roundtable March 15, 2017

2-10-17: ACP Georgia Medical License Renewals
                Composite Board Physician Renewal Form

12-30-16: Important Information – Georgia Medicaid Increases and Attestation Process

12-30-16: ACP Georgia- Governor Deal Expands Access to Naloxone
                  DBH Standing Order Naloxone

12-8-16: ACP Important Information-Georgia Medicaid Increases and Attestation Process

12-8-16: ACP Georgia DCH Medicaid Providers Message
                Nov 2016 Banner Message

10-17-16: ACP MACRA CMS Releases Final Rule

9-14-16: ACP CMS Advance Care Planning Fact Sheet -New

8-26-16: ACP Georgia Rural Health PCMH Grant for Small Practice

6-10-16: ACP Call for Abstracts for October 2016 Meeting

May 2016 Early Career Physicians Newsletter

11-12-15: ACP GA DPH Tobacco Use Prevention Program

10-5-15: ACP Improving Identification of Depression and Alcohol Use Disorder in Primary Care

10-1-15: ACP Improving Immunizations for Medicare Beneficiaries

4-17-15: ACP Georgia Chapter Reception in Boston Thursday, April 30, 2015

4-15-15: ACP Congress Passes SGR Legislation Avoiding Medicare Cut to Physicians

3-31-15: ACP Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality FREE CME

2-23-15: ACP Georgia Call to Action Needed on Medicaid Parity

9-8-14: ACP GA PCMH University Opportunity

8-5-14: ACP USPSTF Releases e-Book Edition of the 2014 Guide to Clinical Preventive Services

7-26-14: ACP Georgia Chapter Members; Your opinion is important for the ACP 2014 Fall Resolutions

7-25-14: ACP United Healthcare Medicare Advantage Plan Network

7-24-14: ACP Open Payments Sunshine Program Increases Transparency in Health Care

Maintenance of Certification

7-18-14: ACP Call for Abstracts- Deadline Extended

7-2-14: ACP Open Payments Sunshine Program Increases Transparency in Health Care

6-10-14: ACP United Healthcare Medicare Advantage Plan Network

5-30-14: ACP Ordering, Prescribing and Referring Physician Information Requirements for Georgia Medicaid

5-29-14: ACP Georgia Chapter Call for Abstracts for the October 24-26, 2014 Meeting

4-24-14: ACP Reminder for Georgia Members in need of ABIM MOC Enrollment

4-4-14: ACP A Important Message from the Commissioner GA Dept of Public Health

4-2-14: ACP Upcoming MOC SEP Modules

3-3-14: ACP Advocacy on SGR

2-19-14: ACP Georgia Chapter Resident/ Fellow Council ( RFC)

1-27-14: ACP ICD 10

1-21-14: ACP Leadership Day Grants

1-17-14: ACP CMS Resouces for ICD 10

1-8-14: ACP Patient Centered Medical Home

1-2-14: ACP Patient Insurance Coverage Verification on Insurance Marketplace as of 1/1/2014 March 2014 Governor's Newsletter