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Monthly Archives: October 2014

The MOC Debate Hits Home

By: Leslie Howell, director of CME, training, and physician leadership programs, PAMED   Rarely does an issue simultaneously instill great passion and considerable angst for physicians at the level that we are seeing for the American Board of Medical Specialties’ … Continue reading

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October 2014 BULLETIN

Articles Special Report …… 392 JHF launches program to support new patient-provider relationship Bruce Block, MD Special Report ….. 394 Allegheny County DHS delivers Use Your Words message Margi Shrum Special Report ….. 396 Intimate partner violence Ed Kelly, MD … Continue reading

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PA Mcare Settlement: $200 Million to Be Returned to Physicians and Health Care Providers

The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) and the Hospital and HealthSystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) have settled our litigation with the commonwealth regarding the Mcare Fund – our appeals of prior assessments and the challenge to the transfer of $100 million … Continue reading

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CPOE and ‘Any Licensed Health Care Provider’: Who Might that Be?

By Carol Bishop, associate director of practice economics and payer relations, Pennsylvania Medical Society With Stage 2 meaningful use (MU) reporting period around the corner, the Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)  has put a lot of practices in a quandary—especially … Continue reading

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