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General

Stay updated on important news and information involving medicine in Pennsylvania and beyond. Increase productivity, save money, and reduce your worries about changes in medicine with these tools.

Billing and Coding

From ICD-10 to wellness visits, PAMED's Practice Support Team saves your practice time and money with the latest information on billing and coding issues.

Child Abuse

These resources help physicians understand their child abuse reporting and related responsibilities, as mandated by Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Law (CPSL).

Compensation

As a physician, your compensation or the compensation of those you manage may be tied to productivity and quality measures. Articles in this section explain how some of those measurements work.

Compliance

​There is a growing list of regulations that physicians and medical practices must know and understand. PAMED's in-house experts provide information that helps members stay compliant on everything from medical records to state child abuse reporting requirements.

Employment Contracts

​PAMED offers services to assist physicians with employment contracts. Download a review order form and see our informational sessions on physician contracts.

Employment Issues

Learn about the host of services that assist physicians and medical practices with employment contracts, as well as tips for help efficiently run your medical office.

Healthcare Transformation

Stay ahead of the curve on the changing skill sets that physicians need to thrive as our health system moves toward a value-based delivery model.

HIPAA

Stay compliant with your patient information. Includes tools to customize your own HIPAA policy and legal briefs that make it easy to understand a complicated subject.

Incentives and Penalties

These resources can help you maximize your revenue and navigate the complex world of earning incentives and avoiding penalties.

Insurers

Save time and money by staying current with the latest reimbursement changes from both private and public payers.

MACRA

​The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015 is a new law that will gradually change the way physicians are paid under Medicare. It aligns reimbursement more closely to quality, outcomes, and cost.

Medical Liability

​Stay current on the latest medical liability issues with expert analysis and perspective on what it means for your ability to practice in Pennsylvania.

Opioids

Identify your patients who struggle with opioid abuse and learn how to help them. Tools include state prescribing guidelines for both chronic pain and emergency departments.

 

Public Health

Get unbiased, evidence-based information and tools about breaking public health issues. PAMED works closely with government agencies such as the Pennsylvania Department of Health.