May 3, 2018, 13:18 PM
PAMED Shares Concerns on Bill That Seeks to Amend Pennsylvania’s Minor’s Consent Law
A bill that would amend Pennsylvania’s Minor’s Consent Law was introduced in March 2018. PAMED expressed opposition to the bill as written in a letter to members of the House Human Services Committee.
Apr 25, 2018, 10:20 AM
'Vision for the Future' Commission on Maintenance of Certification Reform
The members of a new Commission tasked with making recommendations to improve the current MOC process met for the first time in March 2018. PAMED Past President Charles Cutler, MD, MACP, was one of 26 members chosen for the Commission.
Apr 18, 2018, 16:15 PM
Secretary of Health Approves Changes to Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program
Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine, MD announced that she has approved several recommendations made by the state’s Medical Marijuana Advisory Board, including one which would allow physicians to opt out of the public practitioner registry.
Apr 18, 2018, 08:30 AM
How to Oppose a Proposed Provider Tax on Pennsylvania’s Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Gov. Wolf's 2018-19 state budget proposes a 2.81 percent provider tax on Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) and endoscopy centers. PAMED has joined a coalition of 17 state medical societies to oppose the tax.
Apr 5, 2018, 11:10 AM
Tell Your State Lawmaker to Vote 'No' to SkimpCare, CRNP Independent Practice
More than 90 percent of Pennsylvanians want doctors and nurse practitioners working together in a coordinated manner to ensure that patients get the care they need.