Practice Management Page Content Professional Assistance The AOA provides members with personal guidance on chart audit sampling, medical record reviews and billing and coding. Contact us to learn more. Webinars Check out our library of on-demand webinars featuring a wealth of useful information on topics like Medicare's chronic care management program, working with nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and growing your patient base. Member Value Services As an AOA member, you are eligible for discounts on electronic health record systems, MIPS navigation tools, language translation apps, HIPAA compliance services and more. See more. MACRA Learn how MACRA's quality payment program for Medicare physician payment will impact your practice and make sure you are prepared. (Hidden) Content Editor  Share This Your browser does not support this functionality. HHS Nondiscrimination Requirements Physicians must inform patients with limited English proficiency that language assistance is available, according to HHS nondiscrimination requirements that went into effect in October 2016. Learn more. (Hidden) Meaningful Use Hardship Exception DOs who participate in Medicare should consider applying for an EHR Meaningful Use hardship exception by the extended July 1 deadline. Learn more about applying for an exception. READ MORE (Hidden) Featured Member Alliance Greenbranch Publishing recently looked at ways practices can reduce overhead in the article "A Penny Saved is Ten Dollars Earned" published in Greenbranch's Journal of Medical Practice Management. Learn more about this and other alliances for AOA members. (Hidden) Know Your Options Webinar Series Choosing a practice type will be based on your unique combination of needs and desires. Decide what is right for you now and in the future by participating in this webinar series, which will provide you with knowledge on different practice types. Learn more. Calling All Practice Managers! If you are a practice manager or office administrator for an osteopathic physician, we want to hear from you! The AOA can provide valuable tools and resources to help you better run your practice. Find out how you can keep in touch. (Hidden) Upcoming Webinars Aug. 24 - MACRA REGISTER (Hidden) Important Announcement CMS Acts on AOA Protest to Medicare Advantage Terminations After AOA members reported being terminated from UnitedHealth Care’s Medicare Advantage programs "without cause," the AOA signed on to a letter to the CMS protesting the changes. The CMS agreed the terminations may not have given seniors enough time to respond to changes in the provider network and has proposed several new protocols in response. Read more. Staff from the Department of Practice Management and Delivery Innovations are working with physicians to appeal their terminations. If you know of physicians who have been terminated, please contact us.