Nov 28, 2018, 09:00 AM
Bills on the Hill: Health Care Laws Passed During Pennsylvania’s 2017-2018 Legislative Session
We take a closer look at 2017-2018 health care laws that have the potential to impact the daily practice of medicine in the commonwealth.
Nov 8, 2018, 14:16 PM
PAMED Answers Physician Questions on New ePrescribing and Patient Access to Test Results Laws
PAMED has received several inquiries regarding Act 96 (HB 353) and Act 112 (HB 1884). Get more information here.
Oct 18, 2018, 11:25 AM
Bills on the Hill: With Legislative Session Coming to an End, Health-Related Bills Move
We look at three bills passed by the legislature: e-prescribing, patient test results, and Workers' Compensation guidelines.
Jul 10, 2018, 09:15 AM
Bills on the Hill: As Budget Season Ends, Health-related Bills Move in Legislature
Here's a look at 5 Pennsylvania health-related bills signed into law in June 2018.
Jun 13, 2018, 09:00 AM
Volunteer Licenses: What Physicians Should Know
Here are PAMED's answers to physicians' frequently asked questions on volunteer medical licenses.
May 16, 2018, 14:44 PM
A Closer Look at Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program Updates from May 2018
On May 12, 2018, the Pa. Department of Health (DOH) issued changes to Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program. PAMED's new Quick Consult fact sheet outlines the changes that have been adopted.
May 8, 2018, 09:44 AM
State Medical Boards Respond to PAMED’s Request for Clarity on Opioid CME Requirements
In a letter to Pennsylvania's state medical boards, PAMED asked for clarification on opioids education requirements for licensure. Here is the response we received.
Mar 21, 2018, 11:49 AM
Who Can Access A Deceased Patient’s Medical Records?
Here's what Pa. physicians should know concerning access to a decedent’s medical records.
Feb 26, 2018, 12:25 PM
Bills on the Hill: As Budget Season Looms, Health-Related Bills Move in the Legislature
In this Bills on the Hill blog, Michael Siget, PAMED's Legislative & Regulatory Counsel, looks at five new health-related bills signed into law in Pennsylvania.
Jan 26, 2018, 15:05 PM
Physician License Renewal in Pennsylvania: What You Need to Know
There is little worse than waiting until the last minute to renew your license, only to realize that you fell short of fulfilling CME requirements or other renewal obligations. This blog explains how to stay on track.
Dec 14, 2017, 12:08 PM
Bills on the Hill: Health-Related Bills Moving Through Legislature as Year Draws to a Close
As Pennsylvania lawmakers prepared to adjourn until next year, several health-related bills recently began moving through the legislature.
Nov 28, 2017, 12:08 PM
Medical Record Retention: What You Need to Know
PAMED's Andrew Harvan, JD, explains what physicians and practices need to know and why proper medical record retention is so important.