November 2018 News
The 2019 Health Insurance Market Place created by the Affordable Care Act is now open. Enrollment starts November 1 and ends December 15, 2018. Please read this new NASW Practice Alert regarding this issue, and be sure to enroll by Dec 15th!
NASW Endorses new Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th Edition
NASW encourages individuals and organizations to adopt the National Consensus Project Guidelines on Quality Palliative Care, 4thEdition.
These guidelines serve to improve access to quality palliative care by fostering consistent standards and continuity of care across settings.
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How the Midterm Elections Could Impact People in America with Preexisting Conditions: National and Key State Fact Sheets, Infographics, and Tables.
From Families USA you can find shareable graphics and factsheets for key states, as well as data for all states, on how people would be affected if preexisting condition protections were eliminated.
NASW Practice Alert: CSW Exclusion from MIPS:
The 2019 final rule for the CMS’ Quality Payment Program excludes clinical social workers from the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting in 2019.
New NASW Foundation Website Live
We are pleased and excited to let you know the new Foundation website is live! We invite you to drop by and explore.
The NASW Foundation URL is www.naswfoundation.org. We look forward to continuing work on this new platform, which enables the NASW Foundation to tell its story and celebrate its accomplishments, friends, and partners!