Nov 20, 2019, 15:48 PM
CMS Finalizes Rule on Hospital Price Transparency Requirements
The rule requires hospitals to publicize their charges for inpatient and outpatient services.
Nov 20, 2019, 14:00 PM
Legislation Aims to Protect Health Care Workers by Allowing Omission of Last Names from ID Badges
Pennsylvania bills introduced this session aim to shield health care workers from violence and harassment.
Nov 20, 2019, 08:05 AM
PAMED Endorses Pilot Program of Safe Injection Sites to Combat Opioid Crisis
More than 270 physicians and medical students approved the new policy at PAMED’s annual House of Delegates in a continued effort to help Pennsylvanians suffering from addiction.
Nov 19, 2019, 13:04 PM
Effective Dec. 1, Capital BlueCross Will Use Direct Messaging for Medicare Advantage Plans
Find out more about Capitol BlueCross' new process and get details on how Direct messaging works.
Nov 19, 2019, 09:17 AM
Statement: Reaction to Public Hearing on Pennsylvania Senate Bill 675
Lawrence John, MD, president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, reacts to Tuesday’s public hearing on legislation that seeks to impose additional barriers to physicians who prescribe buprenorphine for medication assisted treatment.
Nov 18, 2019, 11:37 AM
Physician, Teacher, and Mentor: Danville, Pa. Orthopedic Surgeon Inspires His Students to Excel
Mark Seeley, MD is the recipient of PAMED's Everyday Hero Award for November 2019.
Nov 16, 2019, 00:00 AM
How Physicians Can Find Training on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependency
Find out how physicians can qualify to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine products.
Nov 14, 2019, 17:36 PM
Pa. Supreme Court Rules Mcare Statute of Repose is Unconstitutional
The court rules that the statute of repose, which limits the filing of most medical professional liability claims to seven years, is unconstitutional.
Nov 14, 2019, 09:01 AM
CMS Finalizes 2020 OPPS/ASC Payment System Rule, Adds New ASC-Covered Procedures
Knee replacement is one of the new ASC-covered procedures included in the final rule.
Nov 13, 2019, 15:59 PM
A View from the Capitol: Get Started as a Physician Advocate with This Simple Challenge
There isn't a bad time to begin the process of becoming a physician advocate. Here's how to get started.
Nov 13, 2019, 14:55 PM
Effective Jan. 1, Most Claims Using Old Medicare Numbers Will Be Rejected
Make sure you're using the new MBI numbers to submit claims.
Nov 13, 2019, 10:45 AM
CMS Announces 2020 Medicare Premiums and Deductibles
Find the Medicare Parts A and B premiums and deductibles for 2020.
Nov 11, 2019, 17:00 PM
Hahnemann University Hospital Closure
PAMED will continue to update our Hahnemann webpage with resources and information in an effort to assist physicians and residents during this difficult time.
Nov 7, 2019, 14:20 PM
General Election 2019: A Recap
Check out this recap from the Pennsylvania Medical Political Action Committee (PAMPAC), the political arm of PAMED.
Nov 7, 2019, 13:50 PM
CMS Finalizes Changes for 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
Here's a look at noteworthy provisions in the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule.
Nov 7, 2019, 08:49 AM
Meet PAMED's Newest Trustees - 2019-20
The Pennsylvania Medical Society delegates elected the following physicians to the organization's board of trustees Oct. 26-27 in Hershey.
Nov 6, 2019, 14:29 PM
Tips for Protecting Your Practice Against Common Cyber Vulnerabilities
This PAMED fact sheet offers 8 tips to protect your medical practice from a cybersecurity threat.
Nov 6, 2019, 11:30 AM
New Draft LCDs on Oncology Biomarkers and Thrombolytic Agents: How to Review and Comment
There are two Draft Local Coverage Determinations open for public comment through Dec. 15, 2019.
Nov 6, 2019, 10:15 AM
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Reporting
Here is a look at changes to the NAS reporting system.
Nov 6, 2019, 03:30 AM
Pa. Medicaid Program’s Statewide Preferred Drug List Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2020
Pennsylvania's goal is to provide consistency in drug coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries.