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.
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.
Mar 16, 2017, 18:49 PM
Bills on the Hill: Credentialing, Opioids, and Non-Compete Clauses
PAMED's Michael Siget, JD, MPA, examines state health care bills that include credentialing of physicians by insurance companies, abuse deterrent opioids, and non-compete clauses.
Nov 23, 2016, 18:34 PM
A Flurry of Activity Highlights the End of the Legislative Session
PAMED's Michael Siget, JD, MPA, says the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed several bills late in this legislative session that will impact physicians.
Oct 4, 2016, 19:42 PM
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declares Medical Gag Rule Unconstitutional
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an opinion invalidating certain provisions of Act 13. PAMED explains what this ruling could mean for physicians.
Sep 6, 2016, 19:39 PM
The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program: Your Prescriber Questions Answered!
Since querying began on Aug. 25, 2016, the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) has received numerous questions from physician members and requests for clarification regarding prescriber responsibilitie