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February 10, 2017

Spotlight: Arizona Welcomes Its Society Family. HPA: Understanding and Promoting the Value of Chronic Care Management Services CMS Call; Looking Ahead: The IMPACT Act in 2017 CMS Call; CMS Telehealth Services Fact Sheet. Conference Countdown: 5 Weeks.

February 17, 2017

Spotlight: Pocket Guide Offers Quick Answers. HPA: Price Officially New Secretary of HHS; Public Policy at the Annual Conference; REMINDER - Value of Chronic Care Management. Conference Countdown: 4 Weeks 

February 17, 2017

“We hope this will raise awareness at admission that patients might have COPD. If these individuals get proper treatment early on, they have better functioning and quality of life,” says Gwendolen Buhr, MD, CMD. Dr. Buhr is referencing the recently released COPD Management Pocket Guide, a quick reference tool to help with the recognition,...

New COPD Pocket Guide The sooner patients are identified as having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the better. So why not provide practitioners with a quick and easy tool to recognize these individuals at admission? That was the...
February 17, 2017

Tuesday, February 21 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

To register or for more information, visit MLN Connects® Event Registration.

During this call, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) experts discuss the benefits of providing Chronic Care Management (CCM) services and changes...

February 17, 2017

During this year’s Annual Conference in Phoenix, don’t miss many of the great policy sessions being offered. On Thursday, March 16th join policy experts for Health Care Reform: MACRA and Beyond for PA/LTC Practitioners. This policy intensive, sponsored by the Society's Public Policy Committee, will have various panels of field experts that will...

February 17, 2017

Congressman Tom Price, MD, (R-GA) was confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 52-47 to service as the new Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Secretary Price is an orthopedic surgeon that has been in support of repealing the Affordable Care Act. He has also been a long time delegate to the American Medical Association’s...

February 1, 2017

Are you clear on which pneumococcal vaccine is appropriate for your patients or loved ones?

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January 27, 2017

"The positive response to making Part I available online was overwhelmingly positive, and we were pleased to see that we could give participants the flexibility they want while retaining the personalized, interactive nature of the program,” says Core Curriculum Past Program Chair Jeffrey Burl, MD, CMD. Now, more than 90% of the entire Core...

January 20, 2017

"The positive response to making Part I available online was overwhelmingly positive, and we were pleased to see that we could give participants the flexibility they want while retaining the personalized, interactive nature of the program,” says Core Curriculum Past Program Chair Jeffrey Burl, MD, CMD. Now, more than 90% of the entire Core...