Why physician groups support the Affordable Care Act

Physician groups support the Affordable Care Act (ACA) because it will improve health care for our patients.  Doctors care about patients, and we support laws that help us do our work for patients—laws that protect those to whom we’ve dedicated our careers.  By helping us provide better care, the ACA will make your healthcare better. … Read more

TandemHealth™ (beta)

This patient care resource covers care options for conditions that are often misdiagnosed, undertreated, or overtreated. It’s intended to enhance the office visit and help patients and providers work together—in tandem—to develop an evidence-based treatment strategy. The content is created by a dedicated team of physicians and other experts at the National Physician Alliance and … Read more

Health Reform Archives

Fact vs. Fiction Summary of HR 3962 for Patients ANATOMY: The Reconciliation Bill Full text: http://documents.nytimes.com/health-care-reconciliation-bill#p=1 Overview of proposed changes:http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/03/19/us/politics/20100319-health-care-reconciliation.html The Affordable Health Care for America Act (HR 3962) Full text: http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c111:H.R.3962: Kaiser Family Foundation Summary of HR 3962: http://www.kff.org/healthreform/upload/housebill_final.pdf NPA Summary of HR 3962 for Providers: https://npalliance.org/images/uploads/Summary_of_HR_3962_for_providers.pdf The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act … Read more

Organization News

Here are the latest stories from the NPA: NPA National Committees—Call for Applications In January 2010, the NPA Board of Directors will select new leaders for the organization’s national committees. All NPA members are encouraged to apply.  Most Committees have multiple appointed positions available.  Click here for more information and on-line application.  To review your … Read more

The Rx: Vote Campaign

Our prescription for a healthy democracy is participation. Rx: Vote Campaign partners work together every day to give patients a voice in the political process by registering voters in clinics across the nation. If you care about patients, health care, and the power of the vote, this historic movement needs you. Join the Rx: Vote Campaign Today! Donate … Read more

The Latest from the NPA

NPA LAUNCHES NEW JOURNAL: PROGRESS NOTES The National Physicians Alliance is proud to introduce the first issue of our quarterly journal, progress notes.  You can order your copy easily on line.  Send us your feedback too!  We are eager to know what you’d like to see in future issues.  Order a copy for your team … Read more

National Grand Rounds – April 9 2013 – Webcast Registration

National Grand Rounds The AMSA Scorecard: The State of Medical School Conflict-of-Interest Policies and Cultivating a New Era of Effective Change Register here to join the live on-line webcast of the National Physicians Alliance and American Medical Student Association National Grand Rounds: The AMSA Scorecard: The State of Medical School Conflict-of-Interest Policies and Cultivating a New Era … Read more

Online Poster Submission Form for NPA’s 2013 Annual Meeting

Are you doing exciting new research, implementing quality improvement, building a local network, or advocating for an important issue in your state or nationally?  Your NPA colleagues want to learn about it!  Submit your work to our 3rd annual poster presentation at the NPA 8th Annual Meeting, October 19-20, 2013 in Washington DC, by completing … Read more

Screening-Tool Pocket Cards for Docs and Patient Handouts

Please review your full contact information below, update as needed and be sure to click submit. Click here to learn more about gun violence and public health, and link to NPA resources. Click here to sign-up for NPA’s Gun Violence & Public Health Action Alerts. Patient Handouts Physician Screening Tool Pocket Cards Click to view … Read more

National Grand Rounds

Register here to attend this live in-person session of the National Physicians Alliance & American Medical Student Association National Grand Rounds The AMSA Scorecard: The State of Medical School Conflict-of-Interest policies and Cultivating a New Era of Effective Change >> CME Available << Speakers: Reshma Ramachandran, Pharmfree Fellow, American Medical Student Association Daniel Carlat, MD, Director of … Read more