Practice Matters November 2019

11-7-2019 In This Issue:
  • MSD Practice Management & Education Session 2020 Insurance Payers Workshop
  • CMS Releases Final Rule for the 2020 Quality Payment Program
  • Attend MSD's Annual Meeting & Inaugural Gala
  • Free Money to Bring Telemedicine to Your Practice
  • Give the Gift of Warmth – MSD Winter Drive
  • Affinity Partner Spotlight – Diamond State Financial Group
  • Up-Coming Event
11-1-2019 In This Issue:
  • MSD Practice Management & Education Session Does Your Practice Need a Translator to be Compliant?
  • Hot Topic CME – Protecting the Public To What Extent Are You Liable For The Bad Actions of Your Patients?
  • Attend MSD's Annual Meeting & Inaugural Gala
  • Physicians Needed - Voluntary Initiative Program
  • Medicare MBI Transition Ends in Less Than 10 Weeks
  • Premier Educational Spotlight – MSDIS

Practice Matters October 2019

10-24-2019 In This Issue:
  • Child Abuse Reporting Options Expand in Delaware
  • National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
  • Last Chance to Register – Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Course
  • MSD Practice Management & Education Session ADA Guidelines & Effective Communication
  • Hot Topic CME – Protecting the Public To what extent are you liable for the bad actions of your patients?
  • Blood Bank Experiences Critical Shortage
  • Upcoming Events
10-18-2019 In This Issue:
  • Health Officials Warn of Potential Measles Exposure at PHL Airport
  • Last Chance to Register – Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Course
  • MSD Practice Management & Education Session
  • Hot Topic CME – Protecting the Public What the Delaware Gun Law HB 302 Requires for Physicians
  • Quality Payment Program: MIPS Dates and Deadlines
  • Join Your Colleagues at MSD's Annual Meeting & Inaugural Gala
  • Flu is Now Confirmed Statewide
10-11-2019 In This Issue:
  • Hot Topic CME – Protecting the Public What the Delaware Gun Law HB 302 Requires for Physicians
  • Join Your Colleagues at MSD's Annual Meeting
  • TIME IS RUNNING OUT - 2019 Mandatory HIPAA & OSHA Training
  • DPH Confirms First Flu Case of the Season
  • Mini-Grant Offered to Small Primary Care Practices to Connect to DHIN
  • MSD Sends Message Regarding Surprise Billing
  • Up-Coming Events:
10-3-2019 In This Issue:
  • Vaping-Related Lung Illness Takes Life of Delawarean
  • Omnibus Burden Reduction (Conditions of Participation) Final Rule
  • New Dates for the Certified Medical Coder (CMC) Course
  • DHSS Grant Increases Addiction Treatment Among Medicaid Physicians
  • MSD Physician Leadership Series
  • DPH Kicks off 2019-2020 Flu Season with Free Vaccination Clinics
  • October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Up-Coming Event:

Practice Matters September 2019

9-19-2019 In This Issue:
  • Shingrix Vaccine on Back-order: CDC Provides Guidelines
  • Enroll in MSD’s 2020 Group Membership Discount
  • SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age
  • Do You Want a Money Savvy Kid?
  • DMAP Portal Remains Down
  • New Medicare Card: Transition Period Ends in Less Than 4 Months
  • Affinity Partner Spotlight – MSDIS
  • Up-Coming Event:
9-12-2019 In This Issue:
  • DPH Investigating Possible Cases Of Vaping Related Lung Illnesses in DE
  • MSD Receives Healthy Living Week Proclamation
  • MSD Holds Successful Practice Management Education Session on How to Handle an Active Shooter in your Practice
  • QPP MIPS Targeted Review Request Deadline September 30th
  • DPH Awarded $5.8 Million Grant to Reduce Drug Overdose Deaths
  • Delaware Medical Assistance Program (DMAP) Portal Down
  • Up-Coming Events:
9-5-2019 In This Issue:
  • Warning Issued after 6 Suspected Overdose Deaths
  • REGISTRATION CLOSED – Using the Power of Nutrition for Health
  • Active Shooter Planning and Response for the Health Care Setting
  • Certified Medical Office Manager Course
  • SCREENAGERS: Growing Up in the Digital Age
  • AMA Releases 2020 CPT Code Set
  • CDC Releases "HCP Fight Flu Toolkit" and "Digital Media Toolkit"
  • Up-Coming Event:

Practice Matters August 2019

8-29-2019 In This Issue:
  • Nationwide Shortage of Tuberculin Skin Test Antigen
  • Some Flu Shot Shipments Will be Delayed
  • Active Shooter Planning and Response for The Health Care Setting
  • OBVIOUS Event at MSD - "The Power of Nutrition"
  • SSA Adds New Medical Conditions for Disability
  • Federal Waiver Program Opens up More Treatment Beds
8-23-2019 In This Issue:
  • Active Shooter Planning and Response for The Health Care Setting
  • OBVIOUS Event at MSD - "The Power of Nutrition"
  • DPH Asking Medical Providers to Report Vaping
  • Quality Payment Program Exception Applications
  • DOJ Warns Delawareans About Jury Duty Phone Scam
  • National Immunization Awareness Month
8-15-2019 In This Issue:
  • OBVIOUS Event at MSD - "The Power of Nutrition"
  • MSD Welcomes New Compliance Coordinator
  • MSD Practice Management Session: Active Shooter Planning and Response for The Health Care Setting
  • CMS 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule
  • Surprise Billing – Physician Advocacy Needed
  • New Primary Care Bill Gets Governor's Signature
8-1-2019 In This Issue:
  • MSD Announces New Affinity Partner IDShield
  • DPH Issues Guidance to Increase Awareness of Brucellosis
  • Is Your Clearinghouse Submitting Your Medicare Claims With The MBI?
  • MSD Practice Management Session Active Shooter Planning and Response for The Health care Setting
  • Certified Medical Office Manager Course

Practice Matters July 2019

7-26-2019 In This Issue
  • MSD Regulatory Alert
  • MSD Practice Management Session Active Shooter Planning and Response for Healthcare Settings
  • MSD Committee Addresses Charging Attorneys for Medical Records
  • MSD Physician Leadership Series – The Business Side of your Practice
  • New Certified Medical Chart Auditor Course
7-19-2019 In This Issue
  • Scam Warning Reminder: DEA Special Agent Impersonators
  • New CDC Opioid Trainings
  • MSD Physician Leadership Series – The Business Side of your Practice
  • New Certified Medical Chart Auditor Course
  • Medicare News
  • Affinity Partner Spotlight – Practice Management Institute (PMI)
  • Upcoming Events:
7-12-2019 In This Issue:
  • Call to Action - "No Surprise Act"
  • 2018 MIPS Performance Feedback and Final Score Now Available
  • MSD Physician Leadership Series – The Business Side of your Practice
  • Certified Medical Office Manager Course
  • Medicaid Credit Balance Reporting
  • Upcoming Event:
7-3-2019 In This Issue:
  • Have you Renewed your Medical License?
  • QPP Participation Status Tool Includes First Snapshot of 2019
  • MSD Physician Leadership Series
  • Taxpayers Should be on The Lookout for Two New Scams
  • Certified Medical Office Manager Course
  • Affinity Partner Spotlight – MidAtlantic Employers’ Association (MEA)