Mar 27, 2018, 11:58 AM
Case on Definition of Child Abuse Makes Way to Pa. Supreme Court
A case regarding whether a pregnant woman’s use of illegal drugs constitutes child abuse has been appealed to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Here's a look at the case and why it could have implications for physician reporting of child abuse.
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.
Mar 15, 2018, 16:42 PM
Impact Prior Auth Debate By Filing An 'Official' Complaint
When physicians believe an unfair prior auth denial has occurred, they should file an official complaint with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department.
Mar 15, 2018, 08:00 AM
Advocating for Prior Authorization Reform – What PAMED Is Doing and How You Can Help
Patients deserve timely and appropriate care when their physicians recommend it. Unfortunately, as you know, that doesn’t always happen with prior authorization. Check out PAMED's latest efforts to advocate for reform, as well as 4 steps you can take to help.
Mar 13, 2018, 09:39 AM
“I Will Never Betray My Hippocratic Oath,” Says Scranton Cardiologist
Kevin Olsen, MD, is a cardiologist from Scranton, Pa., who has been serving his community for 30 years. He received PAMED’s March Everyday Hero Award, after being nominated for the honor by one of his patients.