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Physician Education & Practice Support Services



  • ADVOCACY VISITS - HOUSE CALLS - The GLMS Physician Education & Practice Support department is currently scheduling advocacy visits. These visits last 30-60 minutes and allow us to gain a better understanding of problems that practices are having with carriers and to discuss various practice advocacy initiatives. We will then work out a strategy to facilitate and assist with some of the problems that are being experienced. Call 736-6350 or email stephanie.woods@glms.org to schedule a visit for your practice.  
  • CONTRACTING RESOURCES - Available to AMA members and their practice staff, you can use this tool to: (1) negotiate more favorable contract terms by using alternative contract language based on existing state laws; (2) look up managed care laws in your state and make sure that contracts comply with them before you sign; (3) find existing state laws to help support your claim appeal letters or file complaints against non-compliant health insurers; and (4) read guidance on often-problematic managed care contracting issues and find related AMA policy. The National Managed Care Contract database can even help you prepare for establishing practice in another state. Visit www.ama-assn.org/go/nationalcontract  to access this tool and learn how it can help you in your practice.  Managed Care Toolkit .
  • HASSLE REPORTING Report issues with insurance companies or questions/concerns related to new KASPER requirements for prescribing controlled substances
  • HOTLINE RESOURCES - Let us do the research for you. PRACTICE MANAGEMENT HOTLINE and RESEARCH CENTER - 502-736-6354
Contact the GLMS Professional Education and Practice Support Department - physician.education@glms.org 502-736-6350