Nov 8, 2018, 14:16 PM
PAMED Answers Physician Questions on New ePrescribing and Patient Access to Test Results Laws
PAMED has received several inquiries regarding Act 96 (HB 353) and Act 112 (HB 1884). Get more information here.
Nov 8, 2018, 09:58 AM
Active-Retired Licenses: What Physicians Should Know
PAMED often receives questions regarding active-retired licenses from member physicians. This blog provides answers to some of the most common questions.
Nov 7, 2018, 13:28 PM
For This Cranberry, Pa., Family Physician, There’s Nothing Better Than Seeing Patients Make Progress
Kathleen Osten, MD, is the recipient of PAMED's Everyday Hero Award for November 2018.
Nov 7, 2018, 09:20 AM
General Election 2018: A Recap
Get a recap of election results here.
Nov 5, 2018, 11:47 AM
Renewing Your Medical License Online - Step by Step Instructions
In this video tutorial, Ashley Fehr, from the Pa. Department of State, shows PAMED members how to renew their medical license online through the state's PALS system.
Nov 3, 2018, 09:00 AM
CMS Finalizes 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: 5 Things to Know
The final rule was released on Nov. 1, 2018.
Nov 1, 2018, 12:16 PM
PALS Renewal Reminders & BPOA Renewal Guide
Here are a few reminders to assist you in renewing your medical license through PALS.
Oct 31, 2018, 16:50 PM
Physician Advocacy in Action – PAMED Leaders Debate Health Policy at 2018 House of Delegates
Here’s a look at some of the resolutions that physicians approved.
Oct 31, 2018, 15:48 PM
Medicare to Physicians: How Do You Identify and Help Patients with Social Risk Factors?
Here's how to share your comments.
Oct 31, 2018, 14:42 PM
Extortion Scam Targets DEA Registrants: What Physicians Should Know
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued an alert about an extortion scam targeting DEA registrants. Here's what to do if you've been targeted.
Oct 30, 2018, 09:25 AM
Physicians Elected to Pa. Medical Society Board
PAMED elected the following physicians to its board of trustees during last weekend’s annual meeting in Hershey.
Oct 29, 2018, 09:54 AM
Philadelphia Ophthalmologist Elected Vice President of Pa. Medical Society
Michael A. DellaVecchia, MD, PhD, FACS, was elected by a statewide group of physicians to serve as vice president of PAMED immediately and will begin a 1-year term as president in October 2020.
Oct 28, 2018, 13:26 PM
STATEMENT: Physician Community’s Reaction to Tragic Pittsburgh Shooting
The following is a statement from Danae M. Powers, MD, President of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 27, 2018, 19:42 PM
State College Physician Sworn in as President of The Pennsylvania Medical Society
Danae M. Powers, MD, an anesthesiologist, has been sworn in as the 169th president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Oct 26, 2018, 10:17 AM
Updated Security Risk Assessment Tool Can Help Practices Meet HIPAA & MIPS Requirements
The SRA Tool can be used by small- and medium-sized practices.
Oct 25, 2018, 10:54 AM
UPDATE: Pa. Supreme Court Issues Decision in Nicolaou v. Martin
The medical liability case has statute of limitations implications.
Oct 25, 2018, 08:40 AM
DEA Report on Opioids in Pennsylvania: State Had Nearly 5,500 Overdose Deaths in 2017
Fentanyl contributed to a 65 percent increase in Pa.’s drug-related overdoses from 2015-2017.
Oct 24, 2018, 14:40 PM
Highmark to Change Outpatient Services and Out-of-Network Services Reimbursement Policies
Both revised policies will take effect on Nov. 1, 2018.
Oct 23, 2018, 15:42 PM
PAMED’s Physician Leaders Virtual Journal Club
New to a leadership role or interested in honing your skills by learning with and from other physicians in leadership roles? This new CME series launches in January 2019, will be conducted virtually using an online platform for article reviews and participant comments, as well as webinar technology for synchronous group discussions.
Oct 23, 2018, 12:00 PM
New Medicare Bundled Payment Model Begins – Pa. Hospitals and Practices Among the Participants
The model qualifies as an Advanced Alternative Payment Model under MACRA's Quality Payment Program.