Dayton District 3
Jennifer Horvath, Executive Director
320 West Grand Avenue
Dayton, OH 45405
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released its annual county health rankings,, March 19. The report rates the health of nearly every county in the nation and shows that much of what affects health occurs outside of the physician’s office.
Governor Kasich has proclaimed Oct 14 - 20, 2012, Ohio Advance Directive Week. Use the occasion to encourage your patients to use our free on-line resources to complete a living will and power of attorney for health care.
Under the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, CMS will pay these practices a care management fee, initially set at an average of $20 per beneficiary per month, to support enhanced, coordinated services on behalf of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries. Simultaneously, participating insurance plans -- which include Ohio Medicaid, commercial health plans, and self-insured businesses -- are also offering enhanced payment.
Attention primary care physicians in the Dayton and Cincinnati Districts. Learn how to receive an average of $20 per Medicare patient per month under the CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative. Three webinars are scheduled to tell you how. The first step of the application is completing the Application Pre-Screening tool. Upon completing the tool, applicants meeting the minimum level eligibility requirements will receive an email with further details about how to complete the rest of the application process.Hurry! Applications are due July 20th
ACOFP President Paul A. Martin, DO, of Dayton, Ohio, accompanied AOA President Martin S. Levine, DO, and AOA President-Elect Ray E. Stower, DO, to a town hall meeting at the White House, June 6.
Call the Partnership Hotline
Someone from The Partnership is available to take calls to the 1-866-955-8971 hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The full list of topics for the hotline is: Medicaid meaningful use, registration, timing of payments, clinical quality measures, and adopt, implement, upgrade.
Honors to be Presented at State Convention in June
Prestigious Panel Advises Congress
American Osteopathic Association President Peter B. Ajluni,DO, has nominated Paul A. Martin, DO, of Dayton, to serve on the prestigious Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC).
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