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Governor Pence Announces Indiana Will Continue Healthy Indiana Plan

September 3, 2013

The federal government has approved the extension of Indiana’s current Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP). ...

Medical Licensing Board (MLB) In The Process Of Developing Emergency Rules On Pain Management Prescribing - Next Hearing August 22nd

August 16, 2013

Senate Enrolled Act 246 requires the MLB to establish standards and protocols for the prescribing...

First Round Of ACA Primary Care Physician Supplemental Payments Distributed

August 16, 2013

Family physicians who have self-attested to be qualifying providers under the ACA’s primary care physician supplemental payment...

Revised IAFP Bylaws Now Online

July 25, 2013

View the Revised IAFP Bylaws for 2013's Congress of Delegates, as well as our 2013 Congress of Delegates...

2013 PQRS and/or eRx Incentive Program: Stripped N365 Remark Code

July 1, 2013

MLN Connects Provider e-News | Thursday, June 27, 2013For those eligible professionals participating...

POST Form Now Onilne

July 1, 2013

Official POST Form Now Online The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announces...

New 1500 Claim Form Tentative Effective Date January 1, 2014

June 29, 2013

In the June 27, 2013 MLN Connects Provider e-News, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...

Documentation Timeliness

June 11, 2013

Confused concerning the timeliness of your documentation in connection with the provider signature,...

Indiana CERT Examples

June 3, 2013

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) developed the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT)...

Legislative Wrap Up

May 1, 2013

Adjourning a few days early, the Indiana General Assembly has completed its 2013 legislative session.Although...

Billing Services Provided by Qualified Healthcare Professionals

January 27, 2013

The American Medical Association (AMA) has added the phrase “qualified health care professionals" throughout...

New Law Stops the 26.5 Percent Decrease in Medicare Fee Schedule!!!

January 4, 2013

By: Joy Newby, LPN, CPC, PCSNewby Consulting, Inc.On January 2nd, President Obama signed the American...

Statehouse Preview

January 4, 2013

The Indiana General Assembly reconvenes on Monday, January 7. After summer study committees and keeping...

Attestation Begins For Medicaid Primary Care Pay Increase

December 28, 2012

On December 28th, Indiana Health Coverage Programs released a bulletin which details how physicians...

Higher Payments And New Eligibility Categories Coming To Indiana Medicaid

November 28, 2012

Medicare Medicaid Parity Payments for 2013 and 2014The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

IAFP Member Amanda Dornfeld, MD, Named Chief Of Staff-Elect At Columbus Regional Hospital

November 26, 2012

Amanda Dornfeld, MD, a family physician at Sandcrest Family Medicine in Columbus, has been named chief...

Meningitis Outbreak Update

November 2, 2012

Click here to read an official Health Advisory from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Fungal Meningitis Update

October 19, 2012

Dr. Virginia Caine, director of the Marion County Public Health Department, has provided us with this letter...

Clif Knight, MD, Elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians

October 18, 2012

We are pleased to announce that our own H. Clifton “Clif” Knight, MD, FAAFP (Indianapolis) has been elected...

Medicare Update - Influenza Vaccine Payment Allowances

October 10, 2012

Click here to read an update on allowances from our Coding and Billing expert, Joy Newby.