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Ben Robbins Wins the Special General Election for House District Seat 33

Republican candidate, Ben Robbins, won the special general election against Democrat candidate, Fred Crum, for house district seat 33 yesterday, Tuesday, January 19, 2021. The house district seat was previously held by Rep. Ron Johnson (R) who passed away on July 14, 2020. According to the Alabama Daily News, Robbins received 2,232 of the 3,269 […]

ALAPAC Announces Support for April Weaver in Senate District 14

Alabama Medical PAC (ALAPAC) is proud to announce its support of former State Representative April Weaver in the upcoming special election for Senate District 14. The ALAPAC Board considers many factors in making campaign support decisions, including candidate-vetting meetings with ALAPAC staff and board members, electronic surveys of ALAPAC contributors, third-party polling data and outreach […]

Physician Compensation Models in Light of Recent Stark Law Changes

by Kelli C. Fleming, Burr Forman On December 2, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) finalized sweeping changes to the federal Physician Self-Referral Law, commonly known as the Stark Law. At least one such change may materially impact how physician group practices allocate profits from Stark Law designated health services (“DHS”). Under […]

Discussions with Decisionmakers: Barry Moore

1. Please tell us a little bit about yourself – Primary occupation? Interests? Hobbies? I am Barry Moore from Enterprise, Alabama. I grew up on a farm in Coffee County. In 1992 I graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Agricultural Science. Since 1998, my wife Heather and I own and operate Hopper-Moore Inc., […]

Discussions with Decisionmakers: Jerry Carl

1. Please tell us a little bit about yourself – Primary occupation? Interests? Hobbies? I have spent most of my life creating and building small businesses, primary dealing with home healthcare equipment and specialty pharmacies. Presently, my wife and I own one pharmacy that serves hemophilia patients. In my spare time, I love being outdoors, […]

ALAPAC Announces New Regional Board Program

The Alabama Medical PAC (ALAPAC) recently revised its bylaws to create 10 Regional Boards (RB) that will increase specialty and individual practice participation in local and statewide candidate support decisions. Under this new structure: Each specialty with at least a 25% multi-year average participation in ALAPAC will be invited to nominate a physician for each […]