MCMS News

Q&A with CareFirst Leadership: Your Questions Answered

Prev 1of14 Next Two representatives from CareFirst, Brian Wheeler, VP, Practice & Payment Transformation and ...
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MCMS Stands with MedChi: Statement on Trump Administration’s Withholding of Flu Vaccines from Migrants

The following is a reprint of this statement, originally released by MedChi, The Maryland State ...
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Mandatory Vaccine Reporting Begins October 1, 2019

About the New Requirement As of October 1, 2019, all vaccinations administered in the State ...
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SBIRT Improves Patient Care, Increases Payments, and Training is Free and CME Accredited

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) is a screening and referral method that ...
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Continuing Education Requirements for CDS Renewal

According to §5-301 of the Maryland Criminal Law Article, an authorized physician who will prescribe ...
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Measles in Maryland – Part II

This is the second of a series of articles on the U.S. measles outbreak of ...
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Measles in Maryland – Part I

This is the first of a series of articles on the U.S. measles outbreak of ...
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Mental Health Resources for Physicians in Montgomery County

Physicians have long led the charge in fighting the stigma surrounding mental health disorders, and ...
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Maryland Medicaid Enrollment Policy Changes – Effective 10.1.19

Maryland Medicaid will implement important physician enrollment policy changes to comply with federal requirements for ...
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2019 General Membership Meeting & Installation of Officers: Celebrating the Dedication of Our Physician Leaders

More than 130 physicians joined us on Wednesday night for networking, education, collegiality, and to ...
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How to Safely Guide Diabetic Patients Through Ramadan

Each year, Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran ...
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MCMS & MedChi Celebrate Legislative Victories, 2019

The 439th Session of the Maryland General Assembly concluded last Monday, April 8. 2,479 bills ...
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April Is STI Awareness Month

Source Note: This message appears courtesy of the Montgomery County Department of Health & Human ...
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Michigan ENT Practice Shuts Down Due to Ransomware

By Jonathan Krasner, HIPAA Secure Now! Brookside ENT in Michigan will permanently close its doors on April ...
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Death by a Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

In an attempt to make health care better, safer, and cheaper, the U.S. government pursued mass conversion ...
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From Our First Collegiality Dinner of 2019: Lots of Laughter & Commiseration

    Reestablishing Old Bonds The practice of medicine has changed, and how, when, and ...
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From Our Roundtable: Strategies for Resolving Difficult Employment Situations

Last Tuesday, February 26, MCMS hosted a roundtable of thirty practice administrators and physicians, there ...
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OSHA Penalties Adjusted in 2019: $13,260 per Violation

This is a reminder that Federal OSHA regulation Title 29, Part 1910.1030 requires that all employees with ...
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