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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Contact Your Senators Take Action!

Senate leadership continues to plow ahead with health care reform legislation that threatens potentially disastrous consequences for the Americans health care system. The Graham-Cassidy Amendment to the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was recently unveiled in the Senate. If passed, millions of Americans could lose their health insurance coverage, further destabilizing the health insurance marketplace…
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MIOSHA Health Standard Compliance

Oftentimes, small doctor and dentist offices call MIOSHA and ask : “What do we need to have in place to be in compliance with MIOSHA Health Standards?”  In order to meet the need for the numerous doctor and dental offices across the State, MIOSHA developed a compliance “starter kit.”  Offices can download related materials directly…
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Free webinar: Get the ‘scoop’ directly from CMS

Free webinar: Get the 'scoop' directly from CMS MSMS Prepare your practice to succeed! On September 20th, MSMS is hosting a free webinar in which the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will provide an overview of the new Medicare payment structure authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA),…
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Notes September 11, 2017 Legislative Update  

Washtenaw County Medical Society (WCMS) – Legislative Update  Monday, September 11, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. The WCMS Legislative Committee met at WCMS offices. Attending the meeting were Reps. Donna Lasinski (D-52nd) and Adam Zemke (D-55th) in addition to Colin Ford from MSMS.  Jim Mitchiner, M.D., chaired the meeting. Maintenance of Care Update Maintenance…
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National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

 September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. It provides an opportunity to talk about this dangerous cancer and the fact that symptom awareness may be lifesaving. Studies have shown that ovarian cancer is not silent. Rather, the warning signs are subtle. In fact, 90 percent of women do report symptoms, even at the early stages.…
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