Practice Matters March 2019

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 & Rossiter

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

12-28-19 In this Issue:
  • Start The New Year Off Right – Insurance Payers 2019 Update
  • Save The Date for The Next MSD Physician Leadership Series
  • CDC Opioid Training Modules
  • New Medicare Card Look-up Tool
  • Premier Educational Partner Highlight - MSDIS
  • Upcoming Events:
12-20-18 In this Issue:
  • Mandatory Reporting Training for Medical Professionals
  • Start The New Year Off Right – Insurance Payers 2019 Update
  • Delaware Minimum Wage Increases 2019
  • 2019 Medicare Part D Opioid Policies
  • MSD Food Drive Makes a Difference in Frankford
  • MSD Holiday Hours
12-14-19 In this Issue:
  • MSD 2019 Insurance Payers Workshop
  • Infant Ibuprofen Recalled from Walmart, CVS, Family Dollar
  • Medicare Revalidation Mailing Addresses Have Changed
  • MSD Membership Renewal Reminder
  • Fraud Alert: HHS OIG Hotline Telephone Number Used in Scam
  • Save The Date for The Next MSD Physician Leadership Series
  • Would You Like to Review A Previous CMS QPP Webinar?
12-7-18 In this Issue:
  • Hepatitis A Outbreak in PA
  • DEA Warns Public of Extortion Scam by DEA Agent Impersonators
  • CMS Webinar Rescheduled
  • MSD 2019 Insurance Payers Workshop
  • Highmark Announces eviCore as New Prior Auth Management Program
  • Holiday Food Drive: Together We Can Make a Difference
  • MSD is on Facebook

Practice Matters November 2018

11-30-18 In This Issue:
  • CMS Webinar: Final Rule 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
  • MSD 2019 Insurance Payers Workshop
  • MSD Membership Renewals in the Mail
  • CMS Takes Action to Lower Prescription Drug Costs
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program: Valid Claims
  • MSD Affinity Partner: Resource Management, Inc.
  • CVS Completes Aetna Acquisition
  • Holiday Food Drive: Join MSD in Making a Difference
11-21-18 In This Issue:
  • CMS Webinar: Final Rule 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
  • MSD Working to Streamline Prior Authorization
  • CMS: Improper Payment Rate Reductions in Medicare Fee-for-Service
  • You Can Help MSD Make a Difference This Holiday Season!
  • Multi-state E. Coli Outbreak Involving Romaine Lettuce
  • Jennie-O Turkey Recalled
  • MSD Observes Thanksgiving
11-16-18 In This Issue:
  • CMS Webinar: Final Rule 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
  • In Need of Expert Assistance?
  • Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Involving Turkey Products
  • Flu Activity in Delaware Remains Low
  • CDC Issues Vaccine Video
  • MSD Gives Back – Donations Needed!
  • Upcoming Events:
11-9-2018 In This Issue:
  • Delaware Division of Professional Regulation PMP Presentation
  • SEEKING TO EXPAND YOUR SKILLS IN 2019?
  • Final Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for Year 2019
  • MSD Gets YOU Answers on CMS’s New Fee Schedule
  • Renew Your Delaware Business License Online
  • MSD Food Drive – Please Help Fight Hunger This Holiday Season
  • Cake Mixes Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Salmonella
  • Upcoming Event:
11-2-2018 In This Issue
  • Last Chance to Register - Medical Front Office Skills Certificate Program
  • Delaware Division of Professional Regulation PMP Presentation
  • How Successful Will You Be in 2019?
  • Extortion Scam Targeting DEA Registrants
  • MSD Food Drive – Please Help Fight Hunger This Holiday Season
  • Tree of Life Shooting Hits Close to Home