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New Learning Opportunities Available for County Societies

The Medical Association is partnering with Warren Averett in 2019 to provide several topics that you can use to host events that will interest the physician members in your county, at no cost to you. Each talk lasts about 30 minutes and several can be combined for a 60-minute talk. MACRA/MIPS Refresher. MACRA is now in […]

MOC Study Committee’s Official Statement on “Vision Initiative” Draft Report

In response to the Medical Association and other state and national medical and physician specialty societies’ grievances with ABMS, its member Boards, and specifically the MOC program, ABMS sought input from a broad range of stakeholders in an effort to envision and craft a board certification system that is responsive and meaningful to physicians. This […]

It’s Not Just About Opioids…

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 30 percent of overdoses in the United States involving opioids also involve benzodiazepines, or “benzos.” Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show more than 115 Americans die each day from an opioid-related overdose. However, between 1996 and 2013 the number of adults […]

Study: Is the Opioid Crisis Response Overlooking Women?

CONNECTICUT – Women’s Health Research at Yale is calling on a government committee to revise its report on a coordinated response to the opioid epidemic so that it reflects the unique needs of women. In a commentary published in the peer-reviewed journal Biology of Sex Differences, WHRY Director Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., and Jill Becker, Ph.D., chair […]

Speak Up! HHS Wants to Hear from YOU!

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights wants to hear from health care providers, business associates and members of the public about how they can best modify HIPAA regulations. On Dec. 12, 2018, OCR issued a Request for Information, asking the public for comments on how the regulations can best facilitate […]

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: How It Still Affects You

Editor’s Note: This article is a follow-up to The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – How Will It Affect YOU? published in the Winter 2018 issue. On Aug. 8, the IRS issued proposed regulations for the newly created Section 199A 20 Percent Qualified Business Income (QBI) deduction. 199A has been one of the most talked […]