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Associations and Societies
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Founded in 1933, the Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials.
- American Medical Association
The American Medical Association helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues. AMA policy on issues in medicine and public health is decided through its democratic policy-making process, in the AMA House of Delegates.
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Home Page
The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare, for the latest information on Medicare enrollment, benefits, and other helpful tools.
- CMS-Medicare Carrier Manuals
CMS-Medicare Carrier Manuals (CMS Online System)
- CMS-Medicare Coverage Database
CMS-Medicare Coverage Database (National & Local)
- CMS-Medicare Enrollment
This section is designed to provide Medicare enrollment information for providers, physicians, non-physician practitioners, and other suppliers.
- CMS-Medicare Learning Network
The Medicare Learning Network® (MLN) is the home for education, information, and resources for the health care professional community. The MLN provides access to CMS Program information you need, when you need it, so you can focus more on providing care to your patients. Serving as the umbrella for a variety of CMS education and communication activities, the MLN offers:
- CMS-National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) – Bundling Edits
The CMS developed the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) to promote national correct coding methodologies and to control improper coding leading to inappropriate payment in Part B claims.
- CMS-NPI (National Provider Identifier) – Main Page
The National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Administrative Simplification Standard. The NPI is a unique identification number for covered health care providers.
- CMS-NPPES Website
NPI Registry Lookup, Enroll Site & Login
- CMS-Physician Center
- CMS-Practice Administration Center
Practice Administration Center
- CMS-QualityNet Portal for E-Prescribe & PQRS
Physician and Other Health Care Professionals Quality Reporting Portal
- AAOS News & Journals
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons News & Journals (AAOS Now, JBJS ,AAOS Ortho Portal, JAAOS, Advocacy Now)
Practice Management Links
Regulatory and Legislative Links
- Office of Inspector General (OIG)-Exclusions Program-Searchable Database
The Online Searchable Database enables users to enter the name of an individual or entity and determine whether they are currently excluded. If a name match is made, the database can verify the match using a Social Security Number or Employer Identification Number.
- Congress–Contacting Congress
Online Directory for the 114th Congress
- Division of Workers Compensation
- Federal Register
The Office of the Federal Register (OFR) provides access to the official text of: Federal Laws, Presidential Documents, Administrative Regulations and Notices, and Descriptions of Federal Organizations, Programs and Activities.
- Indiana Medicaid
Indiana Medicaid provides a healthcare safety net to over one million Hoosiers with low incomes who are aged, disabled, blind, pregnant, or meet other eligibility requirements. Members receive Medicaid services through multiple delivery systems. To be reimbursed for services, providers must enroll with the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP
Indiana State Medical Association -PAC
The ISMA Government Relations department is dedicated to representing ISMA physicians and their patients at the Indiana General Assembly and the state administrative agencies. Advocacy of ISMA’s policies in the legislative and administrative process is vitally important to securing physicians’ ability to provide quality medical care. During each legislative session and interim session ISMA impacts issues regarding fair insurance contracting and reimbursement, public health, medical malpractice, Medicaid, professional regulation and others.
Medical Licensing Board of Indiana
- Indiana Department of Insurance:
Indiana Office of Insurance Regulation. The Indiana Department of Insurance is charged with enforcing the state insurance laws and regulations. The regulations are found in the Indiana Administrative Code Title 760..
- Indiana Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)
The Indiana Scheduled Prescription Electronic Collection and Tracking (INSPECT) program collects and monitors controlled substance prescription data. All pharmacies licensed to do business in Indiana must report all controlled substance prescription data to INSPECT within 7 days from the date on which a drug is dispensed to an Indiana resident. Under certain conditions, as defined by Indiana law, that prescription information is then made available upon request to licensed healthcare practitioners and sworn law enforcement officials in the form of a patient Rx History report.
- An INSPECT patient Rx History Report provides users with a summary of the Schedule II, III, IV, and V controlled substances a patient has been prescribed. It also lists the practitioners who have prescribed to the patient, as well as the pharmacies that have dispensed to them. Registered INSPECT users may request Rx History Reports 24/7 from any computer with internet access. For information on how to register, please see the FAQs or visit www.in.gov/inspect.
- Indiana Statues
Indiana Statutes—a permanent collection of state laws organized by subject area into a code made up of titles, chapters, parts, and sections. The Indiana Statutes are updated annually by laws that create, amend, transfer, or repeal statutory material.
- HIPAA – Health Information Privacy
The Office for Civil Rights enforces the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information; the HIPAA Security Rule, which sets national standards for the security of electronic protected health information; the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, which requires covered entities and business associates to provide notification following a breach of unsecured protected health information; and the confidentiality provisions of the Patient Safety Rule, which protect identifiable information being used to analyze patient safety events and improve patient safety.
- Office of Inspector General (OIG)
Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) mission is to protect the integrity of Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) programs as well as the health and welfare of program beneficiaries.
- Thomas – The Library of Congress
In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress. This website provides access to all the workings of the Congress and U.S. Senate and enables you to contact your Federal representatives and track Federal Legislation.