American Osteopathic Association

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Act to Action Archives

AOA Publishes Updated State ACA Implementation Toolkit

Feb. 4, 2015: The updated resource provides a comprehensive overview of state ACA implementation including research, analysis, related AOA policy, relevant court cases and ongoing efforts by the AOA. READ MORE

What Small Employers Need to Know about the ACA

July 2, 2014: Find out about how tax-and compliance-related consequences stemming from the difference between small and large employers could impact your practice. READ MORE

AOA & National Health Council Seek Patients' Stories

July 2, 2014: The AOA and NHC are calling on patients and caregivers to share their experiences, positive or negative, with the health insurance marketplace. READ MORE 

Value-Based Payment Modifier Program Ramps Up
April 4, 2014: Find out how the value-based modifier can reward you for providing patients with higher quality health care at a lower cost. READ MO​RE 

Four Questions With Noted Health Care Futurist
Nov. 22, 2013: The latest installment of our questions series features James C. Bonnette, MD, a Chief Medical Officer and partner at Oliver Wyman, Health & Life Sciences. READ MORE

Five Questions with the Expert: AOA Department of Practice Management...
Sept. 23, 2013: In this installment, we share insights from the AOA's Department of Practice Management and Delivery Innovations on making sure you are in compliance with the new HIPAA regulations. READ MORE  

How To Be HIPAA Compliant
Aug. 8, 2013: Physicians face growing challenges when it comes to protecting the personal data of their patients. Learn what you need to how you can update your Notice of Privacy Practices. READ MORE