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The links below provide resources and support for physicians and their patients, including information on licensing, insurance, and end-of-life care.

Practice Management

Journal Access

Licensing

Insurance

  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: This federal agency administers Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and provides information for health professionals and others.
  • Medicare Part B: Updates and detailed information on this federal health insurance program.
  • Washington State Health Care Authority: The state agency oversees eight healthcare programs, which are: Basic Health, Health Technology Assessment, Medicaid and Medical Assistance Programs, Prescription Drug Program, Public Employees Benefits Board, Uniform Medical Plan, Washington Health Program, and Washington Wellness.

Pain Management

Substance Abuse Treatment

End-of-Life Care

  • Death with Dignity Act: Information and forms related to the Washington State Death with Dignity Act.
  • Physician orders for life-sustaining treatment (POLST): A form that helps individuals document their wishes regarding end-of-life treatment. Note: The order must be signed by an attending physician, ARNP or PA-C and must be printed on 8-1/2 X 11, Astrobrights terra green card stock (#22781) or similar. To order printed forms , contact KCMS office at 206-621-9396 or information@kcmsociety.org. (Source: Washington State Medical Association and Department of Health)
  • End-of-life care: Resources include a tip sheet for physicians and brochures for patients.
  • End of Life Washington: Resources from a nonprofit dedicated to end-of-life care, patient-centered care, and expanded choice at the end of life.

Reproductive Health

Gun Safety

Resources for Seniors

  • AARP: This nonprofit organization works to help those 50 and older with everything from health care to Medicare to employment.
  • Adult Day Care: Search for adult day care by ZIP Code, get advice and answers to any questions.

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