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Yearly Archives: 2019

WCMS Newsletter: May Edition

The WCMS Newsletter is a monthly, electronic publication that highlights major physician issues and various community initiatives. Distribution is a unique benefit of WCMS Membership. To view a PDF version, please click here: May 2019 Newsletter MSMS Legislative Update: Auto No-Fault Negotiations in Lansing have continued on auto no-fault, centering around the reforms contained in…
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WCMS Opioid Resources

In response to the "Navigating the Opioid Waters" event on May 16, 2019 WCMS has provided these resources for prescribers to help combat the opioid epidemic. Treatment Agreements Tapering Plan Agreement Controlled Medication Management Agreement Chronic Pain Management Plan Agreement Opioid Patient Prescriber Agreement (PPA) Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training Registration Site Monday, June 3,…
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WCMS Bulletin: Spring 2019 Edition

Access the digital 2nd quarter WCMS Bulletin of 2019: Addressing Vaccination Hesitancy; Washtenaw at MSMS House of Delegates; Dr. Mitchiner Completes Three Terms as District Director, Share Your Stories, and More! This issue of the WCMS Bulletin offers a wide variety of informative articles on contemporary problems, as well as snapshots of medical history. Confronted as our nation…
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The Unique Challenges of Managing Finances as A Physician (And How to Overcome Them) By: MD Wealth Management, LLC Trent DeBruin, MBA, CFA, CFP® Andrew Musbach, CFP® Physicians are unique in many ways, including their personal finances. While they tend to be viewed as affluent members of society, the public often fails to appreciate the…
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WCMS Newsletter: April Edition

The WCMS Newsletter is a monthly, electronic publication that highlights major physician issues and various community initiatives. Distribution is a unique benefit of WCMS Membership. To view a PDF version, please click here: April 2019 Newsletter Health Department Alerts Public to Possible Exposure to Measles The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the…
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Statement on Federal Medicaid Work Requirements Ruling

In response to the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia’s rejection of Kentucky and Arkansas Medicaid work requirements by Judge James Boasberg, Evelyn Eccles, MD, president of the Washtenaw County Medical Society (WCMS) had the following statement: “On behalf of the WCMS Executive Council and the vulnerable populations our physicians treat in Washtenaw…
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WCMS Newsletter: March Edition

The WCMS Newsletter is a monthly, electronic publication that highlights major physician issues and various community initiatives. Distribution is a unique benefit of WCMS Membership. To view a PDF version, please click here: March 2019 Newsletter Health Can't Wait Site Launched to Address Prior Authorization The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) recently launched the "Health Can't Wait"…
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WCMS Bulletin: Inaugural 2019 Edition

Access the digital 1st quarter WCMS Bulletin of 2019: The Case for Organized Medicine, MSMS Legislative Report, 2019 Membership Events, & More! This year’s new President, Evelyn Eccles, MD, makes the case for "organized medicine" and how it is reorganizing to meet the challenges of change. Review MSMS’ End-of-Year Legislative Report and take a deep-dive on two…
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WCMS Newsletter: February Edition

The WCMS Newsletter is a monthly, electronic publication that highlights major physician issues and various community initiatives. Distribution is a unique benefit of WCMS Membership. To view a PDF version, please click here: February 2019 Newsletter WCMS Legislative Committee Meeting on Monday, Feb. 18 All WCMS members and area legislators are welcome to attend and speak…
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WCMS Newsletter: January Edition

The WCMS Newsletter is a monthly, electronic publication that highlights major physician issues and various community initiatives. Distribution is a unique benefit of WCMS Membership. To view a PDF version, please click here: January 2019 Newsletter January Newsletter Highlights NEW CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE PRESCRIBING RULES WCMS AND MSMS TO HOST WELCOME RECEPTION FOR LANSING LAWMAKERS PHYSICIAN WELLNESS…
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