Medical Society News

Patients Deserve Clarity on Proposed Pain Relief Limitations

Feb 01, 2018 at 04:26 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society As the Florida Legislature quickly advances legislation to address the opioid crisis, it is crit.... Read More

OCMS 2018 Holds Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers

Jan 29, 2018 at 11:30 am by Staff

Over 100 local physicians were present Tuesday evening during the OCMS Annual Meeting for the swearing in of the 107th President of the Orange County Medical Society, Thomas.... Read More

Needle Exchange Legislation Moves Forward

Jan 25, 2018 at 08:04 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Additional communities in Florida may be able to pursue development of a needle exchange program.... Read More

VCMS President Steve Sevigny, MD, to run for U.S. House Florida District 6 Seat

Jan 25, 2018 at 07:54 pm by Staff

Mark Harper, Daytona Beach News-Journal From Volusia County Medical Society Three new U.S. House District 6 candidates emerged Tuesday: Democrats John N. Upchurch and Dr. Ste.... Read More

Volusia County Medical Society Congratulates Dr. Bill Dunn

Jan 18, 2018 at 01:52 pm by Staff

VCMS Member William J. Dunn, MD, FACS, CHE was awarded the "Life Fellow" Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2017 for over 35 years of continuous and uninter.... Read More

Still Time to Sign Up for Volusia County Medical Society MIPS Workshop

Jan 11, 2018 at 06:03 pm by Staff

You Shouldn't Miss This! MIPS Full-Day Workshop! Get a head start on 2018 requirements and how you can be better prepared for whatever may come your way! FRIDAY, January 19,.... Read More

Focus Needed: Time Quickly Running Out to Avoid MIPS Penalties

Jan 04, 2018 at 07:06 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society As we stride into 2018, time is quickly running out for physicians to make sure they have complete.... Read More

OCMS to Elect New Leaders

Dec 28, 2017 at 02:22 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Orange County Medical Society is pleased to announce the organization will elect new leaders.... Read More

Sound Off: Have You Experienced Increased Delays or Denials for Medically Necessary Care from your Health Insurer?

Dec 21, 2017 at 07:59 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society In previous columns we have expressed concern with the expansion of Utilization Guidelines, Prio.... Read More

Florida Needs Holistic Approach on Physician Workforce Issues

Dec 14, 2017 at 06:35 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Florida Legislature and hospitals throughout the State should be congratulated for their eff.... Read More

Time for the Florida Senate to Deliver Surgical Savings to Floridians

Dec 07, 2017 at 02:40 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society There was terrific news resonating from Tallahassee earlier this week as the Senate Health Policy.... Read More

Medical Community Gives Thanks

Nov 22, 2017 at 09:35 am by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society, Seminole County Medical Society As communities across the region come together to celebrate this Thanksgiving Holiday and give b.... Read More

Exhibit Opportunity - OCMS Annual Meeting - January 23, 2018

Nov 20, 2017 at 07:40 pm by Staff

Dear OCMS Business Partner, The Orange County Medical Society is a non-profit, voluntary membership, professional organization that represents the interests of physicians who.... Read More

Local Physicians Advocate for Medicine

Nov 16, 2017 at 08:30 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Last week, the Orange and Seminole County Medical Societies held an extremely engaging Legislative R.... Read More

Physician Associations Across the Region to Host A November 11 Legislative Roundtable

Nov 02, 2017 at 10:41 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society, Seminole County Medical Society With Committee Meetings already underway in Tallahassee the OCMS and SCMS are organizing a Legislat.... Read More

Physicians Come Together to Help Children in Need

Oct 19, 2017 at 08:45 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Physicians throughout the community are coming together tonight, Nov. 3, to support local children and their families through a ga.... Read More

Deadline for Physicians to Dispute PQRS and QRUR Report is December 1st

Oct 12, 2017 at 05:29 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society If you ever want to hear the sound of crickets, try asking a room full of physicians how many.... Read More

Having Difficulty Finding the Right MIPS Outcome Measures to Report?

Sep 21, 2017 at 03:48 pm by Staff

If you are really struggling to identify the best MIPS measures to report to maximize your chances of earning Medicare bonuses, Mingle Analytics has a Measure Identification.... Read More

Medicare Should Reverse Proposal to Publish Patient Satisfaction Data

Sep 14, 2017 at 04:58 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society In response to pressure from a number of consumer groups including the AARP, CMS is considering.... Read More

Current Status of E-scribing Controlled Substances in Florida

Sep 07, 2017 at 05:58 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Given the ongoing discussions around prescribing controlled substances and addressing the appropr.... Read More