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The OPPA, a district branch of the American Psychiatric Association, is a statewide medical specialty organization whose more than 1,000 physician members specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illnesses, including substance use disorders.

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10/13/2017

APA releases new guide for members on MIPS

The APA has released a new guide to help psychiatrists avoid potential financial penalties from Medicare’s new quality performance program, known as the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The MIPS was created in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). It is part of Medicare’s new Quality Payment Program, along with incentives for “Advanced” Alternative Payment Models.

10/13/2017

APA free webinar on MIPS - Oct. 18 from 1 - 2 p.m. (ET)

With many feeling overwhelmed by the complexity of Medicare's Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), physicians are asking a key question: Where do I start?

10/13/2017

Medical licensure questions keep doctors from seeking help for mental health conditions

Medscape recently reported, “Medical licensing boards continue to ask about current and past mental health conditions on initial and renewal applications, a practice that creates a major barrier to physicians seeking mental health care,” researchers concluded.

10/10/2017

SMBO issues FAQ on telemedicine prescribing

The State Medical Board of Ohio (SMBO) has posted an FAQ guidance document to facilitate compliance with Rule 4731-11-09, Ohio Administrative Code.

10/06/2017

ASAM free webinar: addressing addiction issues in veterans

Thu, Oct 12, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Attend this webinar to gain insight into specific veteran issues within the context of addiction treatment. Understand the role physicians and other medical professionals can play to better serve this special population.

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October 24, 2017
7:00-8:00PM

OPPFoundation Executive Committee

Teleconference

November 6, 2017
7:00-8:00PM

OPPA Executive Committee

Teleconference

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