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.
Mar 7, 2018, 17:03 PM
Licensed in New York? Act Now on Proposed N.Y. Budget Provision on CRNA Independent Practice
New York Gov. Cuomo’s proposed state budget contains a provision that would permit certified registered nurse anesthetists to administer anesthesia without adhering to the existing requirement that a physician anesthesiologist be physically present and immediately available to supervise the nurse anesthetist.
Mar 7, 2018, 14:57 PM
Federal Judges to Hold March 9 Hearing on New Pa. Congressional Map
A panel of three federal judges declined to immediately toss out the new congressional map which was issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Feb. 19, 2018. However, the panel fast-tracked a hearing on whether it should intervene in the case.
Feb 28, 2018, 15:38 PM
Advocacy – 3 Reasons Why Every Physician Should Care About It
It is easy for one to think that being a physician has nothing to do with advocacy or public policy. However, laws and regulations impact the way physicians practice medicine in the Commonwealth. Here are 3 reasons to get involved.