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?
This brief overview explains some of the rules and regulations that Pennsylvania physicians should be aware of regarding 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.
Oct 31, 2017, 12:08 PM
Bills on the Hill: 6 Health-Related Issues Getting Attention
With the state budget recently completed as of October 2017, the legislature has acted upon some bills of importance to physicians.
Sep 20, 2017, 12:08 PM
Terminating the Physician-Patient Relationship: What You Need to Know
PAMED's Andrew Harvan looks at physicians' legal responsibilities for ending a patient relationship.
Aug 2, 2017, 18:44 PM
Bills on the Hill: A Look Back at the First Half of 2017
In this blog, Michael D.I. Siget, JD, MPA, PAMED's legislative and regulatory counsel, takes a look at Pennsylvania bills of importance that have been enacted into law during the first half of 2017.
May 17, 2017, 18:44 PM
Bills on the Hill: Investigational Drugs, Minor’s Consent, the PDMP, Death Certificates, Reporting of Convictions, and CRNPs
PAMED's Michael Siget reviews current state legislation under consideration. Topics include investigational drugs, minor's consent to treatment, and exceptions to the PDMP.
Mar 23, 2017, 19:20 PM
Bills on the Hill: E-Prescribing, PDMP, State Prescription Forms and CRNPs
PAMED's Michael Siget, JD, MPA, examines state health care bills that include e-Prescribing, PDMP, State Prescription Forms and CRNPs.