Practice Matters March 2019

3-29-2019 In This Issue
  • Medical License Renewal Deadline March 31
  • Physicians Required to Renew CSR by June 30th
  • This Could Be Your Last Issue of Practice Matters
  • Practice Management Session DE Sexual Harassment Law & Employer Obligations
  • Physician Quality Reporting System Website Retires March 29
  • Medical Front Office Skills Certificate Program
  • DME Proof of Delivery Documentation Requirements
3-22-2019 In This Issue:
  • MSD Takes Stand Against Recreational Marijuana
  • Medical License Renewal Deadline
  • Beware of IRS Scams During Peak Tax Season
  • DPH Launches Lifesaving Smartphone App OpiRescue
  • Medical Front Office Skills Certificate Program
  • MSD HealthHub Welcomes Vidyo™
3-15-2019 In This Issue:
  • MIPS Reporting Deadline Less Than 1 Month Away
  • Important Reimbursement Information - SB 227
  • Medical License Renewal Deadline Approaching
  • Medical Front Office Skills Certificate Program
  • MSD Membership Renewal Reminder
  • MSD Affinity Partner Spot Light– Resource Management, Inc.
3-7-2019 In This Issue:
  • DOJ Consumer Protection Unit Warns Delawareans About Utility Scam
  • Flu Deaths Continue to Rise in Delaware
  • Don’t Delay in Renewing Your MSD Membership
  • Registration Closing! MSD Practice Management Session
  • Medical Front Office Skills Certificate Program
  • Premier Educational Partner Highlight – ProAssurance

Practice Matters February 2019

2-28-2019 In This Issue:
  • Blood Pressure Medication Recalled
  • Have You Renewed Your MSD Membership for 2019?
  • Get Certified! Medical Office Manager Course
  • MSD Practice Management Session: Emotional Formation
  • CMS Updates Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool
  • Key Staff Members Return to Lead MedNet
  • MSD Affinity Partner Highlight – First Healthcare Compliance
2-21-19 In This Issue:
  • Important Reimbursement Information - SB 227
  • DON’T DELAY IN RENEWING YOUR MSD MEMBERSHIP!
  • Get Certified! Medical Office Manager Course
  • MSD Practice Management Session
  • New Opioid Training
  • New in CMS Novitasphere: Billed in Error
2-14-2019 In This Issue:
  • Certified Medical Office Manager Course (CMOM)
  • MSD Practice Management Session – Emotional Formation
  • Updated MIPS Calculator is Now Available
  • Pneumococcal Vaccination App
  • Premier Educational Spotlight - Delaware Hospice
  • Upcoming Events:
2-8-2019 In This Issue:
  • MSD Practice Management Session
  • Certified Medical Office Manager Course & Exam
  • MIPS: Error in 2019 Payment Adjustment
  • DPH Announces Three Additional Flu Deaths
  • Blood Bank of Delmarva Announces Blood Emergency
  • Premier Educational Partner Spotlight – Cover & RossiterPractice Matters January 2019

Practice Matters January 2019

1-31-2019 In This Issue:
  • Practice Management Session: Emotional Formation
  • Certified Medical Office Manager Course
  • 650 Delawarean's Affected by Insurance Data Breach
  • Delaware Medical Assistance Program (DMAP)
  • New Medicare Enrollment Application
  • Premier Educational Partner Highlight – LabCorp
1-25-2018 In This Issue:
  • Practice Management Session: Emotional Formation
  • Certified Medical Office Manager Course
  • Reminder: Mandatory Reporting Training for Medical Professionals
  • CDC Offers Opioid Training Modules
  • New Medicare Card Web Updates
  • DPH Health Alert: H. Influenzae Clinical Reminders and Reporting
  • Premier Educational Partner Highlight – Diamond State Financial Group
1-17-19 In the Issue:
  • Earn 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • Help Raise HPV Vaccination Rates With Your Patients
  • Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Billing Requirements
  • CDC Provides First In-Season Estimates of Flu
  • Primary Care Collaborative Releases Report
  • Premier Educational Partner Highlight – SecureNetMD
  • Upcoming Events
1-11-19 In this Issue:
  • Registration Closing - 2019 Insurance Payers Workshop
  • MSD Physician Leadership Series
  • MSD 2019 Membership Dues Reminder!
  • New Sexual Harassment Law Extends Protections
  • Quality Payment Program: 2019 Resources
  • Premier Educational Partner Highlight – Cover & Rossiter
  • Upcoming Events
1-4-19 In this Issue:
  • Reminder Mandatory Reporting Training for Medical Professionals
  • 2019 Insurance Payers Workshop
  • MSD Physician Leadership Series
  • MSD 2019 Membership Dues Reminder!
  • DPH Announces First Flu Deaths of The 2018-2019 Season
  • Premier Educational Partner Highlight – Pro Assurance
  • Upcoming Events:Practice Matters December 2018

Practice Matters September thru December 2018

12-20-18 In this Issue:
    12-14-18 In this Issue:
      12-7-18 In this Issue:
        11-30-2018 In This Issue:
          11-21-2018 In This Issue:
            11-16-2018 In This Issue:
              11-9-2018 In This Issue:
                11-2-2018 In This Issue:
                  10-19-2018 In This Issue:
                    10-12-2018 In This Issue:
                      10-5-2018 In this Issue:
                        9-28-2018 In This Issue:
                          9-21-2018 In this Issue:
                            9-14-2018 In this Issue:
                              9-6-2018 In this Issue:

                                eNews & Views

                                3-29-2019

                                MSD In The News; MSD Encourages Legislators to Support "Tobacco 21"; MSD Holds MOC Presentation; MedNet Welcomes New Medical Director; Bayhealth To Offer New Residency Teaching Program; Beebe Announces New Interim CEO; New Mental Health/Substance Use Clinic Now Open; Make Your Mark - Get Published!; Upcoming Events

                                3-22-2019

                                MSD Takes Stand Against Recreational Marijuana; 150th Legislative Session Making Progress; Maintenance of Certification Presentation; In Memoriam; MSD Interim Council Meeting Registration Open; March/April Delaware Medical Journal; Health Hub Welcomes Vidyo; Help Wanted; Upcoming Events

                                3-8-2019

                                Maintenance of Certification Presentation; Governor Carney Proposes Increase To Smoking Age; Community Naloxone Distribution Event; CDC Requests Measles Outbreak Support; Don't Let Your Membership Lapse; In Memoriam; You're Invited! Delaware Prostate Cancer Coalition; Upcoming Events

                                3-1-2019

                                Have You Renewed Your MSD Membership For 2019?; Key Staff Returns To Lead MedNet; Physician Family Magazine; In Memoriam; Maintenance of Certification Presentation; Practice Management Session; Certified Medical Office Manager Course; Upcoming Events


                                2-22-2019

                                Primary Care Care Reimbursement Complaint Contact Information; DPH to Distribute Naloxone At Charity 5K; Register Now For atTAcK Addiction 5K; Save The Date!; Practice Management Session; Certified Medical Office Manager Course; Upcoming Events

                                2-13-2019

                                In Memoriam; MSD Advocates For DE Physicians In Washington; Henrietta Johnson Medical Center Needs Your Help; In the Spotlight; Practice Management Session; Certified Medical Office Manager Course; Upcoming Events

                                2-8-2019

                                Health Care Predictions for2019; Delaware Diabetes Prevention Program; atTAcK Addiction 5K Registration Open; MSD Newsmakers; New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines at CCHS; Practice Management Session; Certified Medical Office Manager Course; Upcoming Events

                                2-01-2019

                                Don't Forget To Renew Your MSD Membership; Nanticoke To Affiliate With Peninsula Regional; 650 Delawarean's Affected By Insurance Data Breach; Blood Donations Needed; MSD Newsmaker; Member Benefit; Practice Management Session; Certified Medical Office Manager Course; Upcoming Events

                                1-25-2018

                                Urology Tops List For Physician Burnout; Maternal Health Day Gets Proclamation;DPH Confirms H. Influenzae In Child's Death; MSD Member Discount Opportunity; Help a High School Student Discover Medicine!; Delaware Medical Journal "Hits the Stands"; MSD Member's Practice Gets SIM Grant; Premier Educational Partner: Delaware Hospice; Upcoming Events

                                1-18-2019

                                Earn 17 AMA PRA Category 1 credit™; Primary Care Collaborative Releases Report; Help a High School Student Discover Medicine!; Increase HPV Vaccination Rates With Your Patients; Join Your Peers For Maternal Health Awareness Day; UD Telehealth Course Registration Open; In Memoriam; Upcoming Events

                                1-11-2019

                                IMPORTANT - Your Immediate Response Is Needed!; MSD Welcomes New President; A Word From Past President Richard Henderson, MD; Primary Care Crisis Gets Needed Attention; Join Your Peers For Maternal Health Awareness Day; New MSD Physician Leadership Series Scheduled; Upcoming Events

                                1-11-2019 Call to Action - MOC In our ongoing efforts to constructively address challenges with Maintenance of Certification (MOC), MSD is responding to the ABMS Vision Commission's most recent report with a prepared online, petition-like comment you can quickly digitally sign, and which we will submit to the Commission.
                                12-28-2018

                                Opioid Crisis - Informing Your Patients of Risks; You Are Invited; New MSD Physician Leadership Series Scheduled; Upcoming Events

                                12-21-2018

                                MSD Holiday Hours; In Memoriam; MSD Food Drive Makes a Difference; Dover's Amish Community Struggles to Find Answers; Child Abuse Training Webinar Available Soon; New MSD Physician Leadership Series Scheduled; MSD 2019 Insurance Payers Workshop; ABMS Issues "Call for Comment"; Upcoming Events

                                12-14-2018

                                ACA Open Enrollment Ends Tomorrow; MSD Veterans Celebrate Completion of Project; Human Trafficking - How a Physician Can Help; MSD 2019 Insurance Payers Workshop; Telehealth Learning Lab Webinar Series; ABMS Issues "Call for Comment"; Upcoming Events

                                12-7-2018

                                MSD Membership Renewal Time; MedNet Receives $200K Mini-Grant; New Medicare Part D Opioid Over utilization Policies; Health Advisory: Hepatitis A Outbreak; Highmark Offering Training For Prior Authorization; NOTICE: CMS Fee Schedule Webinar Rescheduled; First Twins Born After Scientist Used Gene Editing; Retirement Information Vital For Physicians; MSD Food Drive - Making a Difference Together; New Face at MSD; Upcoming Events

                                11-30-2018
                                MSD Membership Renewals in the Mail; Contemporary Veterans Project Featured in DMJ; MSD Historical Subcommittee Conducting Interviews; MSD Newsmaker; Early Lung Cancer Detection Gets Attention; Delaware Cancer Center Turns 15; RMI Offers Solution To Invest In Your Retirement; MSD Gets YOU Answers on CMS's New Fee Schedule; AMA Seeks Public Comment on mHealth App Policy; MSD Gives Back - Donations Needed!; Upcoming Events

                                11-21-2018

                                MSD Observes Thanksgiving; Inaugural Gala Celebrates New MSD President; MSD Annual Meeting Well-Received; MSD In The News; 2018 Communicable Disease Health Summit; MSD Gives Back - Donations Needed!; Pending Members; Upcoming Events December

                                11-16-2018

                                MSD Well-Represented at AMA Interim Meeting; AMA Tackles Gun Legislation; MSD Newsmaker; MSD Honors Physicians Who Served Our Country; MSD Annual Meeting & Educational Sessions; 2018 Communicable Disease Health Summit; CDC Issues Vaccine Video; MSD Gets YOU Answers On CMS's New Fee Schedule; MSD Gives Back - Donations Needed!; Reality TV Show Seeking Physician Medical Experts; Upcoming Events

                                11-9-2018

                                CMS New 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Rule; MSD Gets YOU Answers On CMS's New Fee Schedule; Support DELPAC Over a Cup of Coffee!; MSD Annual Meeting & Educational Sessions; You Are Invited! MSD 2018 Inaugural Gala; Nanticoke Nurse Sews Baby Dresses For Burials; MSD Gives Back - Donations Needed!; Upcoming Events

                                11-2-2018

                                Tree of Life Shooting Hits Close to Home; MSD Annual Meeting & Educational Sessions; You Are Invited! MSD 2018 Inaugural Gala; MSD Newsmakers; Packed House For MSD Candidates Night; MSD Well Represented at National Conference; ABMS Maintenance of Certification Meeting; MSD Gives Back!; U.S Public Libraries / YMCAs To Get Free Naloxone; Is Your Address Update in the MSD Database?; MSD Practice Management Session - PMP; Upcoming Events


                                10-24-2018

                                DELPAC Presents - Candidates Night 2018!; MSD Annual Meeting & Educational Sessions; You Are Invited! MSD 2018 Inaugural Gala; MSD Membership Renewals Coming Soon; DPH Issues Reporting Reminder; Free Telehealth Billing and Coding Training; Save the Date: Maintenance of Certification Meeting; MSD Practice Management Session - PMP; MSDIS Makes a Difference; Upcoming Events

                                10-17-2018

                                Mark Your Calendar - 2018 Candidates Night; MSD Annual Meeting & Educational Sessions; You Are Invited! MSD 2018 Inaugural Gala; Implement a Successful Diabetes Prevention Strategy; Sports Medicine Symposium; Save the Date: Maintenance of Certification Meeting; MSD Practice Management Session - PMP; Pending Members; Upcoming Events

                                10-12-2018

                                DELPAC Presents - 2018 Candidates Night; MSD Annual Meeting & Educational Sessions; Join Your Colleagues at MSD's Inaugural Gala; Congratulations Delaware Top Docs!; Physician Emeritus Luncheon "Goes to the Dogs"; MSD Practice Management Session - PMP; Medical Front Office Skills Certificate Program; Upcoming Events

                                10-5-2018

                                Online Treatment and Referral Network Launched; Highmark Health Options to Offer Provider Forums; MSD Member News; National PA Week; MSD Newsmakers; Help a High School Student Discover Medicine!; MSD Member Discount Opportunities; MSD Practice Management Session - PMP; Medical Front Office Skills Certificate Program; Upcoming Events


                                9-26-2018

                                 

                                9-19-2018

                                 

                                9-12-2018

                                 

                                09-05-2018