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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?

Hi – I’m Christopher Laxton,...

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...

January 13, 2017

“It is essential for PA/LTC practitioners to be engaged in quality measure development. We need measures that focus on activities and areas that our physicians are involved in and responsible for, and for which we can be realistically measured,” says Society member Dheeraj Mahajan, MD, FACP, CMD. Dr. Mahajan is co-chair of the PCPI® Technical...

February 10, 2017

A revised Telehealth Services fact sheet is available. Learn about:

  • Originating sites
  • Distant site practitioners
  • Telehealth services
  • Billing and payment for
  • ...
February 10, 2017

Thursday, February 23 from 1:30 to 3 pm ET

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

The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation of 2014 (...

February 10, 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 Services (CMS) experts discuss the benefits of providing Chronic Care Management (CCM) services...

February 3, 2017

The Registration and Attestation System is now open. Providers participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program must attest to the...