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Monthly Archives: April 2015

State report on physician workforce shows pathway to better access to care

(Harrisburg, Pa. – April 20, 2015) A report on the physician workforce from the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission recommends six strategies to address projected future physician shortages, while also suggesting patient-centered medical homes and telemedicine care delivery models could … Continue reading

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April 2015 BULLETIN Available

Articles Photo Feature ………………… 154 2015 ACMS Foundation Gala Materia Medica ……………….. 169 SGLT2 and you: A novel target for diabetes treatment Gregory S. Trietley, PharmD Lucas G. Hill, PharmD, BCPS Legal Report ………………….. 172 Beware relationships with pharmaceutical, device companies William … Continue reading

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SGR Has Finally Been Repealed – But What Happens Next?

Michael A. Cassidy, Esq. Tucker Arensberg Attorneys   After a long and tortured history, the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) problem has been repealed.   SGR was an integral component of the Medicare physician fee schedule, enacted in the mid … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Medical Society Quarterly Legislative Update – March 2015

Pennsylvania Medical Society Quarterly Legislative Update March 2015   As is often the case at the start of a fresh two-year term of the General Assembly, there isn’t much to report in the form of newly enacted legislation.  In fact, … Continue reading

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