March 2017

As we transition into full ProPractice mode, we're excited to bring you news and information to ensure the Pikes Peak Region is the best place in America to practice medicine and receive care!
In This Issue
In the News

 
AgeWell Medical Adds Behavioral Health Services to Medical Care Continuum

AgeWell Medical Associates, a geriatric primary care medical practice located in the Printers Park area, has recently teamed up with Michael Kenny, PsyD, to offer Integrated Behavioral Health Care to patients at their office.Read more. 
 
Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) Committed to Supporting Small Practices
 
CMS awards approximately $100 million to help small practices succeed in the Quality Payment Program.   New helpline launched to provide additional support
Read more. 
 
 
COPIC Insurance Company is Colorado's leading medical liability insurance provider. Three out of four physicians choose COPIC for this critically important coverage. CMS members receive a 10 percent premium discount from COPIC.
For more information, call (720) 858-6000 or visitwww.callcopic.com.
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EPCMS Launches ProPractice
America's health care system is stacked against physicians. That's why on February 9, 2016, El Paso County Medical Society launched a much bigger endeavor, and expanded to become a full service adjunct for practices' nonclinical needs.
  Read here. 
Challenges to Smaller Practices
It's hard to be a small time family practice, data show.  Read here. 
How to Sell top Talent on Joining Your Small Practice
Your practice doesn't have the bells and whistles of a giant conglomerate - how can you compete with large practices for top talent?    Read here. 
Why Cybersecurity Should Be Your Top Concern in 2017
Cybersecurity problems are everywhere.  How do you protect your practice, your patients and your staff?    Read here. 
Compare Proposals to Replace the Affordable Care Act
Concerned about what's coming to replace Obamacare?  Compare the different proposals currently pending in Congress here.    
How to Make HSA's Actually Work
Are HSA's actually the best method to improve healthcare access and affordability?  Read more