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Monthly Archives: December 2016

2017 Medical Records Fees Posted

The Department of Health has published the medical record fee guidelines for 2017.   These rates are effective as of 1/1/2017. http://www.pabulletin.com/secure/data/vol46/46-49/2082.html ACMS & PAMED members can access this information in an easy to read chart – https://www.pamedsoc.org/tools-you-can-use/topics/compliance/medical-records/Medical%20record%20copying%20fees Related Items: MACRA … Continue reading

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E-cigarettes are dangerous, too

The surgeon general’s latest report should spur state and local action Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – December 16, 2016 8:23 AM By Drs. Karen Hacker and Lawrence R. John Last week, the surgeon general issued a report on the hazards of … Continue reading

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December 2016 BULLETIN Available

Articles Feature ………………………….. 452 2016 ACMSF award winners Christina E. Morton Materia Medica ……………….. 458 Combination inhalers for COPD Maria Kiraly, PharmD Legal Report ………………….. 460 Macranomics: Summary and timetable Michael A. Cassidy, Esq. Materia Medica ……………….. 462 Suvorexant (Belsomra) … Continue reading

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Survival of Physicians in a Value-Based World

We’re past the tipping point as we proceed headlong into new market-driven accountability for quality, cost, and value. As employers and payers demand proven, value-based health care, and the market shifts from rewarding volume to rewarding value, physicians must be … Continue reading

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