Jan 6, 2020, 14:20 PM
PennDOT Issues Guidance on Physicals for School Bus Drivers
Check out PennDOT's letter to Pennsylvania health care providers.
Jul 3, 2019, 15:15 PM
Pa. Pharmacy Board Publishes Pharmacy Compounding Regulations
In its preamble to its final-form regulations, Pennsylvania's State Board of Pharmacy made it clear that the regulations do not apply to physicians.
May 14, 2019, 16:08 PM
Answers to Physician FAQs on DEA Registration, Renewal, and Reporting
Registration with the DEA is necessary for physicians and other health care practitioners to write prescriptions for controlled substances. Check out these FAQs on the process.
Jan 31, 2019, 09:33 AM
National Practitioner Data Bank Updates Guidebook
Updates include information on quality improvement plans and surrender of privileges while under investigation.
Jul 31, 2018, 09:52 AM
The ABCs of the National Practitioner Data Bank: Disputing a Report
NPDB information can be voided if successfully appealed.
Jul 31, 2018, 08:00 AM
The ABCs of the National Practitioner Data Bank: What Physicians Should Know
The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is a government repository that collects, stores, and discloses certain information concerning health care practitioners. Get details on the NPDB, including who can report to and query it.
Jan 9, 2018, 14:39 PM
New State Law on Length of Stay in Ambulatory Surgery Centers Takes Effect Feb. 20
Effective Feb. 20, 2018, a new Pennsylvania law will align the length of stay in licensed ambulatory surgery centers and facilities with those of other states and CMS guidelines.
Sep 14, 2017, 12:09 PM
Temporary Permits for Graduate Physician Assistants: What You Need to Know
The State Board of Medicine allows graduate physician assistants to
practice between graduation and certification under a temporary permit. Here's a look at how the temporary permit process works.
Dec 20, 2016, 19:16 PM
State Board of Osteopathic Medicine Changes Back-Up Supervisory Physician Policy
On Dec. 14, 2016, the Pennsylvania State Board of Osteopathic Medicine voted to reduce the number of back-up supervisors that must be reported to the Board for physician assistants.
Oct 27, 2016, 19:20 PM
Get Tools to Help You Comply with Non-Discrimination Notice Requirements
PAMED has received questions from members in search of language resources to assist them in complying with non-discrimination notice requirements that went into effect on Oct. 16, 2016. Here are some resources that can help.
Aug 10, 2016, 19:16 PM
Pa. Law Requires That Hepatitis C Screening Must Be Offered to Certain Individuals
Pennsylvania's Hepatitis C Screening Act took effect on Sept. 18, 2016. The law requires that hepatitis C testing must be offered to certain individuals. What should physicians and other health care practitioners know about the law?
Jul 19, 2016, 19:20 PM
Taking a Closer Look at the Finalized Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule and What It Means for Physicians
The Medicare Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test Payment System final rule was published on June 23, 2016. PAMED's Practice Support Team has analyzed the rule to determine how it will affect Pennsylvania physicians and practices.