• American Health Care Act (AHCA) legislation – Take Action!

    Last month the House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), legislation that according the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) could result in an estimated 14 million Americans losing their health care coverage in 2018 in addition to a projected cut of more than $800 billion to Medicaid over the next decade.  Now it's the Senate's turn Continue Reading

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  • Fulfill Your Michigan LARA Continuing Medical Education Requirements

    The following on-demand webinars fulfill the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs new requirements for continuing medical education. The cost for each webinar is $50 for MSMS Member physicians and office staff; $75 for Non-member physicians. Human Trafficking Presenter: Dena Nazer, MD FAAP, Chief, Child Protection Team, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Kids Talk Children's Advocacy Center Continue Reading

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  • What is the Social Security Number Removal Initiative (SSNRI)?

    The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medicare cards by April 2019. A new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) will replace the SSN-based Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) on the new Medicare cards for Medicare transactions like billing, eligibility status, and Continue Reading

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