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Back to School Health Tips

In just a few short weeks, students will be returning to their classrooms for another school year. This presents a good opportunity to establish new healthy routines by evaluating your child’s sleep schedule, hygiene habits, and dietary needs. Here are some health tips to help you start a happy and healthy new school year.


Free Online Tutorials for Medicare Providers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services offers educational conference calls for Medicare providers to inform them about new policies and/or changes to the Medicare program. These MLN Connects™ National Provider Calls (MLN Connects Calls) are free of charge but registration is required to participate.


Managing Stress

April is National Stress Awareness Month and we are helping to promote the cause by sharing these tips for managing stress. These tips were obtained from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website,


Springtime Weather Brings Opportunities to Get Active

March 20 is the first day of spring and most regions are starting to see warmer and dryer weather. The moderate temperatures bring more opportunities to be outdoors and increase your physical activity. Here are some suggestions for ways to use springtime weather to improve your body and mind!


New EHR Incentive Program Requirements in 2014

Providers that currently are, or intending to, participate in the EHR Incentive Program should be aware of program updates so they are meeting all requirements. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the final Stage 2 Meaningful Use rules and it included changes made to Stage 1 as well.