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8/2/17

August 7, 2017: Academy of Medicine Education Foundation Golf Outing at Chagrin Valley Country Club. Click here to learn more and to register.

 

 

7/19/17

AMCNO Recruits Hundreds of Physicians-in-Training at Area Resident Orientations

AMCNO and AMEF Meet New Medical Students at CWRU School of Medicine Society Dean Mixer

Register Now for the 2017 AMEF Golf Outing!

 

7/10/17

AMCNO Attends Rally at Statehouse to Oppose Freeze on Medicaid Expansion Enrollment

Ohio House Chooses to Override Several Budget Vetoes; Medicaid Freeze Not Included

 

6/28/17

AMCNO President Dr. Fred M. Jorgensen Sits Down for an Interview with Past President Dr. Anthony Bacevice, Jr.

AMCNO Joins Coalition Opposing Drug Pricing Proposal

Consider Participating in the AMCNO Annual Mini-Internship Program

AMCNO Members Needed for the PALS Networking Event

2017 AMCNO Lawyer Referral Brochure is Now Available to Members and Staff

Congressman Delays Vote on Legislation to Repeal the ACA Until After July 4 Recess

Ohio Department of Medicaid Releases First Primary Care Clinician Report Card

CMS is Preparing Now to Remove Social Security Numbers from Medicare Cards in 2018

 

6/8/17

Register Now for the 2017 AMEF Golf Outing!

AMCNO Opposes HB 226 – Fireworks Legislation

AMEF Sponsors Training Session on Safe and Competent Opioid Prescribing Practices

Ohio’s Use of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program is Best in the Nation

Ohio Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Several Prescription Opioid Manufacturers

Anthem Announces it Will Not Offer ACA Plans in Ohio in 2018

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Extends Deadline for Office-Based Opioid Treatment Licensure

Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Announces Upcoming Provider Office Team Training Sessions

HPIO Releases Policy Brief Concerning the American Health Care Act

 

5/23/17

The AMCNO Welcomes its New President: Dr. Fred Jorgensen 

AMEF Partners with MetroHealth to Sponsor SCOPE of Pain Training

AMEF to Sponsor Crain’s Health Care Forum on June 21

Northeast Ohio Medical Students Receive AMEF Scholarships; Funds are Raised through the AMEF’s Annual Golf Outing

AMCNO President Dr. Fred Jorgensen Provides Remarks during the CWRU School of Medicine Commencement Award Ceremony

 

5/18/17

AMCNO’s Spring/Summer Practice Management Matters Newsletter is Now Available

Ohio Budget Discussions Continue in the Senate

Two Past Presidents Discuss the AMCNO’s Advocacy Work

AMCNO’s Updated Community Resource Guide is Now Available

 

4/27/17

AMCNO Submits Comments on SMBO Prescribing Rules

AMEF Partners with MetroHealth to Sponsor SCOPE of Pain Training

AMEF to Sponsor Crain’s Health Care Forum on June 21

Ohio to Receive Grant Money to Help Fight Opioid Crisis

FDA Issues Restrictions on Prescription Codeine and Tramadol Medications for Children

 

4/10/17

AMCNO Pollen Line is Now Open for the Allergy Season!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Register Now for the AMCNO’s Annual Third-Party Payer Seminar

The 2017 Medical Legal Summit—Co-Sponsored by the AMCNO, AMEF and CMBA—Focuses on Healthcare Reform

AMCNO Partners with Healthcare Informatics for its 2017 Cleveland Health IT Summit Series

Board of Pharmacy Extends Licensure Deadline for Certain Previously Exempted Prescribers

CGS Creates Multi-Factor Authentication Security Feature for their Providers

 

4/3/17

Gov. Kasich Releases Proposed Rules Aimed at Reducing Opioid Prescriptions

AMCNO Past President Dr. Anthony Bacevice is Featured in CliniSync’s Statewide Newsletter

AMCNO Continues to Support Step Therapy Reform; Promotes New Website

Register Now for the AMCNO’s Annual Third-Party Payer Seminar: May 17, 2017

AMA Releases Revised Code of Medical Ethics

 

3/2/17

Register Now for the AMCNO/CMBA Medical Legal Summit: March 24-25, 2017

AMCNO Board of Directors Takes a Position on Healthcare Reform and Continuation of Medicaid; Sends Letter to Congress 

Save the Date: May 17, 2017 – Annual AMCNO Third-Party Payer Seminar

Report from Health Policy Institute of Ohio Ranks the State 46th in the Nation in Health Value

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Publishes Guidance Documents for Recent Law and Rule Changes

Nonpartisan Group Releases Profiles of All State Districts in Ohio 

Gov. Kasich’s 2018-19 Budget Supports Making Ohio a Healthier Place to Live and Work

 

2/6/17

AMCNO Joins Other Associations to File an Amicus Brief on Apology Statute

Register Now for the AMCNO/CMBA Medical Legal Summit: March 24-25, 2017

Health IT Summit in Cleveland: March 23-24, 2017. Fuel Your Passion. Transform Healthcare in the City that Rocks – Cleveland!

Ohio Board of Pharmacy Report Shows Decline in Opioid Prescribing for Fourth Consecutive Year 

Governor Kasich Releases Executive Budget

BWC to Host 2nd Annual Ohio Workers’ Compensation Medical & Health Symposium March 9-10

Save the Date: May 17, 2017 – Annual AMCNO Third-Party Payer Seminar

 

1/23/17

The AMCNO Joins Lawsuit to Stop Law Requiring Price Disclosures

Gov. Kasich, Lt. Gov. Taylor Urge Thoughtful Repeal and Replacement of Affordable Care Act

State Report Shows Medicaid Expansion Resulted in Better Health Outcomes

Sign Up Now for the AMCNO Annual Wine Tasting Event on Feb. 12

 

12/22/16

2016 AMEF Foundation Facts Newsletter is Now Available – Consider Making a Donation to the Foundation Before the End of the Year!

AMCNO Members: Board Nominations Remain Open through Dec. 31

DEA Reverses Announced Changes to Registration Renewal Process

The Constitutionality of Caps on Noneconomic Damages Survives Supreme Court Scrutiny

Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Offers Online Training Course for Healthcare Providers

OPCPCC Website has a Patient Engagement Toolbox

Save the Date: Feb. 12, 2017 – AMCNO Annual Wine Tasting

 

12/14/16

AMCNO Pleased with Ohio Supreme Court Decision Impacting Discovery Issues in Medical Malpractice Cases

The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy and the State Medical Board of Ohio Seek Input on Medical Marijuana Rules

AMCNO Meets with SMBO and BOP to Discuss OARRS Letters

AMCNO Disappointed with the Department of Veterans Affairs’ New APRN Policy

CMS Releases APIs to Assist Physicians and Developers in Implementing MACRA Quality Payment Program

CMS Website Features Updated Information on EHR Incentive Programs

CliniSync Offers Webinars on Payment Reform Topics

DEA Announces Drastic Changes to its Registration Renewal Process

AMCNO Website Features Prescription Drug Resources for Physicians

 

11/28/16

AMCNO Fall/Winter Practice Management Matters Newsletter is Now Available

Save the Date: March 24-25, 2017, AMCNO/CMBA Medical Legal Summit

OPCPCC Offers a Patient Engagement Toolbox

CliniSync Offers Webinars on Payment Reform Topics

Ohioans Moving to Statewide Managed Care Plans in January; Providers to Bill Services Accordingly

Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force Releases Online Training Course for Healthcare Providers

AMCNO Members: Board Nominations Remain Open

AMCNO is “Gearing Up for Retirement” – Sign Up Now for this Jan. 25, 2017, Seminar

 

11/17/16

Gov. John Kasich Announces New Department of Medicaid Director

AMCNO Members: Board Nominations Are Now Open

Gearing Up for Retirement – Sign Up Now for this Jan. 25, 2017, Seminar

 

11/9/16

Consider Making a Donation to AMEF Before the End of the Year!

AMCNO Hosts Annual Business of Medicine Seminar

AMCNO Members: Are You Interested in Running for the AMCNO Board of Directors in 2017?

SMBO Sending Notices to Prescribers who had OARRS Issues in September

Ohio Heroin and Opioid Task Force will be Awarded Justice Department’s Highest Honor this Month – Two AMCNO Members to be Recognized

AMA Launches TruthInRx.org

 

10/26/16

AMCNO’s Vote and Vaccinate Program Provides a Public Service on Election Day

AMCNO Scores a Victory with Ohio Supreme Court Decision

AMCNO Members Host Community Professionals for the Annual Mini-Internship Program

Save the Date—Jan. 25, 2017—for Our “Gearing Up for Retirement” Seminar

AMA Releases Two New Documents on MACRA’s Final Rule

BWC Plans to Upgrade its Claims and Policy Management Systems Nov. 10-14

Guidance for Hospitals Looking to Provide Naloxone Upon Patient Discharge

SAMHSA Offers Mobile App for Practitioners to Assist with Opioid Use Disorder Treatment

 

10/19/16

SMBO Clarifies Letters Sent to Prescribers Concerning OARRS Violations

CMS has Issued Final Rule on MACRA; Resources are Available to Help with Implementation

Physicians Need to Consider Immediate Action to Comply with Section 1557 - New ACA Anti-discrimination and Effective Patient Communication Posting Requirements

DEA Reduces Amount of Opioid Controlled Substances to be Manufactured in 2017

 

10/3/16

AMCNO’s Vote and Vaccinate Program Provides a Public Service on Election Day

AMEF to Sponsor the Infant Mortality Summit 2016

State Medical Board of Ohio to Identify Prescribers Who are not Using OARRS

MACRA Update

PQRS and QRUR Reports are Now Available

 

9/20/16

CMS Changes MACRA Regulations Based on Physicians’ Concerns

CMS Denies Healthy Ohio Program Waiver

Cleveland Museum of Natural History Forum Addresses Lead

Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Amends Draft Compounding Rules Again

AMCNO and AMEF to Host Annual Seminar on the Legal and Financial Aspects of Practicing Medicine Oct. 26

Physician Participants Needed for our PALS Event

AMEF to Sponsor Immunization Conference

 

9/12/16

AMCNO Practice Management Matters is a Valuable Resource for Physicians and their Staff

Surgeon General Dr. Murthy Sends Letter to Physicians; AMCNO Requests Members to Respond to his “Ask”

CDC’s Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity Resource Provides Zika Update

 

8/29/16

Ohio Department of Medicaid Releases 2016 Managed Care Plans Report Card

Dr. Ronan Factora is Appointed to the SMBO

AMCNO and AMEF to Host Annual Seminar on the Legal and Financial Aspects of Practicing Medicine Oct. 26

Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Premiums through the AMCNO Group Rating Program

Find Zika Information on the AMCNO Website

Ohio’s Health Assessment Points to Key Problems and Possible Solutions

State Medical Board of Ohio Reports Recent Activities

 

8/17/16

Golfers and Sponsors Tee it Up for the AMEF’s Annual Golf Outing

State Medical Board of Ohio Releases its FY16 Annual Report

Learn More about the National CPC+ and Ohio CPC Programs

Administration Loosens Stance on Marijuana for Research Purposes

 

8/3/16

Have You Reviewed the GCOAT Acute Pain Guidelines Online Module?

AMCNO Sends Comments to the Board of Pharmacy Regarding New Drug Compounding Rules

AMEF to Sponsor Immunization Conference

Applications are Now Open for the Federal Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Program

The Impact of Medical Marijuana on Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation System is Limited

 

7/26/16

Board of Pharmacy Releases New Hazardous Drug Compounding Rule/Information

There’s Still Time to Register for the 13th Annual AMEF Golf Outing—Sign Up Today!

AMCNO Members: Reduce your Workers’ Compensation Premium Today!

CDC Issues Updated Zika Recommendations

 

7/18/16

AMCNO Opposes VA Proposal to Give Full Practice Authority to APRNs

AMCNO and AMEF Meet and Greet First-Year Medical Students

Golf for a Great Cause—Register Now for the 13th Annual AMEF Golf Outing!

Members: We Need You for the Annual Mini-Internship Program

AMCNO and AMEF to Present Seminar on Legal and Financial Aspects of Practicing Medicine

Recruitment Efforts Bring New Resident Members into the AMCNO Fold

 

7/6/16

AMCNO Spring/Summer 2016 Edition of Practice Management Matters is Now Available

Support Local Medical Students and Programs: Register Now for the 13th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

Members are Needed for AMCNO’s Annual Mini-Internship Program

AMCNO Agrees with HHS Action Plans to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Ohio Department of Medicaid Submits Request to Implement New Program

Gov. Kasich Signs Law to Help Improve the Health of Ohio Citizens

Reminder about Billing Requirements for Certain Dual-Eligibles

 

6/20/16

AMEF to Sponsor The Free Clinic’s Community Forum on the Effects of Violence

July 1: Deadline for Medicare Hardship Exception 

AMCNO Attends Ohio BWC Spring Stakeholder Meeting

FORE! Register Now for the 13th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth go “Live” with CliniSync

Office of Health Transformation Continues Work on Value-Based Payment Models

CMS Announces Provider Enrollment Revalidation Requirements

GCOAT to Begin Offering Online Training for New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

 

6/8/16

AMCNO Continues Discussions on One-Bite Issue

AMEF to Sponsor The Free Clinic’s Community Forum on the Effects of Violence

State Medical Board of Ohio Issues Guidance and Updated Resolution for Terminal Distributor’s License for Prescribers Compounding Dangerous Drugs

Ohio Medicaid Invests Nearly $3 Million in Projects Aimed at Combatting Infant Mortality in Cuyahoga County

 

6/1/16

AMCNO views Prior Authorization Legislation (SB 129) as a Victory for Physicians and Patients

Medical Marijuana Legislation (HB 523) Awaits Gov. Kasich’s Signature

Two AMCNO-supported Bills Head to the Governor for Signature

AMCNO Agrees to Changes to HB 216 (APRN Scope of Practice); Bill is Approved in Ohio House, Moves to Senate  

AMCNO Provides Testimony on CRNA Scope of Practice (HB 548)

AMEF to Sponsor The Free Clinic’s Community Forum on the Effects of Violence

AMCNO President Moderates Session at NOHIMSS Conference

VA’s Proposed Rule would give APRNs Full Practice Authority

 

5/23/16

AMEF to Sponsor The Free Clinic’s Community Forum on the Effects of Violence

Senate Version of Medical Marijuana Bill contains Amendments

An Introduction to MACRA

AMA President Dr. Steven Stack Writes Open Letter to Physicians about Opioid Epidemic

FORE! Register Now for the 13th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

AMCNO President to Moderate Session at NOHIMSS Conference

 

5/16/16

Meet the AMCNO’s New President—Robert E. Hobbs, MD

AMCNO President Presents “Welcome to the Profession” Remarks to Graduating Medical Students

AMCNO Hosts its Annual Third-Party Payer Seminar

AMCNO President to Moderate Session at NOHIMSS Conference

FORE! Register Now for the 13th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

AMEF Awards Scholarships to Local Medical Students, Supports Community and Physician Education Efforts

Medical Marijuana Bill (HB 523) Passes in the Ohio House

Ohio Wellness and Prevention Network Releases Resources to Help Community Leaders Address Health Challenges

ODH is Launching Campaign to Raise Awareness of Drug Overdoses

The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase Comes to The HIMSS Innovation Center

University Hospitals Celebrates 150 Years in Cleveland

 

5/2/16

HSAG Can Help Practices Use their QRUR to Improve Care

State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy: New Compounding Rules Effective 5-1-16

AMCNO Discounted Tri-C Classes for the Center for Health Industry

 

4/18/16

Register Now for the AMCNO Third Party Payer Seminar on May 4, 2016

Dr. Robert Hobbs is Installed as the 2016-17 AMCNO President

AMCNO Welcomes New 2016-2017 Board Members and President

2016 AMCNO Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

Health IT Summit in Cleveland: April 19-20 – Join Us to Discuss the Next Decade in Healthcare in the City that Rocks – Cleveland!

Register Now for the AMCNO Third-Party Payer Seminar on May 4

Sign Up Now: MACRA of 2015 - What Does it Mean for You?

CMS Announces Beginning of 45-Day Open Payments Review and Dispute Period

AMCNO Discounted Tri-C Classes for the Center for Health Industry 

 

4/6/16

AMCNO President-Elect Provides Testimony before the House on Medical Marijuana

Health IT Summit in Cleveland: April 19-20 – Join Us to Discuss the Next Decade in Healthcare in the City that Rocks – Cleveland!

Register Now for the AMCNO Third-Party Payer Seminar on May 4

AMCNO Annual Meeting is April 15 – Awards and Scholarships to be Given to Area Physicians and Medical Students

New Webpage: Attacking the Opioid Crisis Head On with Health IT

Sign Up Now: MACRA of 2015 - What Does it Mean for You?

CMS Announces Beginning of 45-Day Open Payments Review and Dispute Period

AMCNO Discounted Tri-C Classes for the Center for Health Industry

 

3/28/16

Ohio Supreme Court Refines “Medical Records” Definition in Griffith v. Aultman Hospital

Happy Doctors’ Day - March 30

AMCNO Pollen Line Opens April 1

SAVE THE DATE! April 15 – AMCNO Annual Meeting – Awards, Scholarships to be Given to Area Physicians, Medical Students

AMCNO to Host “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

Health IT Summit in Cleveland: April 19-20, 2016 – Join Us to Discuss the Next Decade in Healthcare in the City that Rocks – Cleveland!

CDC Releases Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

ODH Releases Fact Sheet Outlining Medicaid’s Coverage of Tobacco Cessation Services

Now Available: 2016 PQRS Educational Materials

 

3/17/16

AMCNO to Host “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

SAVE THE DATE! April 15 – AMCNO Annual Meeting – Awards, Scholarships to be Given to Area Physicians, Medical Students

Health IT Summit in Cleveland: April 19-20, 2016 – Join Us to Discuss the Next Decade in Healthcare in the City that Rocks – Cleveland!

 

3/7/16

There’s Still Time to Register for the AMCNO/CMBA Medical Legal Summit – Sign Up Today

SAVE THE DATE! April 15 - AMCNO Annual Meeting - Awards and Scholarships to be Given to Area Physicians and Medical Students

Northern Ohio Political Action Committee (NOMPAC) Chooses Ohio Supreme Court Candidates to Endorse

AMCNO Becomes Healthcare Stakeholder for Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG)

Next Steps for ICD-10 Compliance

 

2/24/16

There’s Still Time to Register for the AMCNO/CMBA Medical Legal Summit – Sign Up Today

Sign up Now to Attend the AMCNO Third-Party Payer Seminar – Open to Practice Managers and Physicians

AMCNO President-Elect Participates in OU-HCOM Policy Day

AMCNO Celebrates its Annual Wine Tasting on Valentine’s Day

AMCNO Community Resource Guide Now Available

CMS Provides Details Regarding Open Payments

State Board of Pharmacy Releases Report on OARRS

Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) Releases Brief on Price Transparency

AMCNO Discounted Tri-C Classes for the Center for Health Industry

 

2/11/16

AMCNO Asks Ohio Senate to Delete Amendment to HB 110

AMCNO Outlines Position on Medical Marijuana at Town Hall Meeting in Cleveland

AMA Creates Zika Virus Resource Center

National Webinars: 2016 Quality Programs

Register Now for the AMCNO/CMBA Medical Legal Summit

AMCNO to Host “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

CMS to Offer Webinars about Physician Compare Website

CMS Seeks Public Comments on Draft Quality Measure Development Plan by March 1

 

1/25/16

AMCNO is On-Hand for the GCOAT’s Release of New Acute Pain Prescribing Guidelines 

AMCNO President Dr. Matthew Levy Participates in “The Sound of Ideas” Program Discussion

AMCNO Attends Event Urging Northeast Ohio Residents to Sign Up for Health Insurance as Deadline Nears

AMCNO Fall/Winter 2016 Practice Management Matters Edition is Now Available

Register Now for the AMCNO/CMBA Medical Legal Summit

AMCNO to Host “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

Sign Up Now for the 2016 Wine Tasting Event

CMS to Offer Webinars about Physician Compare Website

CMS Seeks Public Comments on Draft Quality Measure Development Plan by March 1

 

1/12/15

Register Now for the 2016 AMCNO/CMBA Medical Legal Summit

Study Committee Recommends Graduate Medical Education Reforms

Ohio Department of Insurance Requires Health Insurers to Update Directories on a Regular Basis

Sign Up Now for the 2016 Wine Tasting Event

AMCNO Discounted Tri-C Classes for the Center for Health Industry

 

12/21/15

There is Still Time to NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR AMCNO PEERS FOR AN AWARD—Deadline is Dec. 31—ACT NOW!

AMCNO Members: Board Nominations are Open Until the End of December – There’s Still Time to Send them In!

Senate Bill 129–Prior Authorization Bill–Clears the Ohio Senate

Sign Up Now for the 2016 Wine Tasting Event

 

11/30/15

The Latest AMEF Foundation Facts Newsletter is Now Available – Please Plan to Contribute to AMEF Before the End of 2016!

Attn:  Primary Care Practices – Please take a Moment to Complete the PCMH Survey

SB 129 – Prior Authorizations – Physician Input Needed

NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR AMCNO PEERS FOR AN AWARD—Deadline is Dec. 31—ACT NOW!

AMCNO Members: Board Nominations Are Now Open

Sign Up Now for the 2016 Wine Tasting Event

New Resources Available at myCGS

 

11/16/15

Consider Making a Donation to the Academy of Medicine Education Foundation

AMCNO and AMEF Sponsor Doc Opera

NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR AMCNO PEERS FOR AN AWARD—Deadline is Dec. 31—ACT NOW!

AMCNO Members: Board Nominations Are Now Open

Sign Up Now for the 2016 Wine Tasting Event

Share Your Comments! A Short Survey Can Help Make Accessing EHR Info Easier

Board of Pharmacy Announces New Website

AHA Survey Says Ohio is a "State to Watch"

AMCNO Discounted Tri-C Classes for the Center for Health Industry Solutions

 

11/5/15

AMCNO Mini-Internship Program Highlights a Physician’s Daily Work Life

Cuyahoga Health Access Partnership (CHAP) Provides Information about Open Enrollment 

AMCNO Provides Testimony in Support of HB 249 – Drug Overdoses 

Governor Kasich Announces Integration of OARRS into EMRs

Commission Convenes First Meeting to Discuss GME Spending

 

10/22/15

AMEF Funds Used to Sponsor Business Practice Session for Residents

AMCNO Urges Its Members to Send Letters of Opposition to Legislators for HB 216

Checking Your Medicare FFS Claim Status

Alternative Rating Program Enrollment for AMCNO Members Deadline Approaching—Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to Save!

BoP Announces Updates to OARRS Website

SMBO Develops List of “Red Flag” Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

HHS Names Transforming Clinical Practice Grant Recipients—Ohio Fails to Make Final Cut

 

10/5/15

The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio Opposes Issue 3

 

9/28/15

AMCNO Attends Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee Discussion on Aging, Medicaid Reform  

AMCNO Hosts Medical Student Event: Physicians Are Linked with Students (PALS)

AMCNO Files an Amicus Brief with the Ohio Supreme Court on Important Tort-Reform Issue

ICD-10 Starts This Week—October 1!

MORE ICD-10 Information from the American Medical Association

Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) - 2014 Annual Quality and Resource Use Reports Available

2015-2016 Influenza (Flu) Resources for Healthcare Professionals

 

9/8/15

CliniSync and HSAG to Host Quality Reporting, Meaningful Use Event

AMCNO Attends First Meeting of Ohio House Healthcare Efficiencies Study Committee 

State Medical Board of Ohio Issues Guidelines on PODs

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Sept. 26

AMCNO and AMEF to Host Resident Seminar

AMCNO to Host “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

Enrollment Underway for Workers’ Comp Premium Discount Program

 

8/24/15

AMCNO Remembers Past President Dr. Ted Castele

AMEF and AMCNO to Sponsor Opioid Use Conference

AMCNO and Other Medical Associations Voice Concern about One-Bite Rule Changes

Enrollment Underway for Workers’ Comp Premium Discount Program

News from the Ohio Office of Health Transformation

 

8/10/15

CMS Clarifies ICD-10 Guidance

Big Round of Applause to 2015 AMEF Golf Outing Participants and Sponsors

AMCNO Members Needed for CWRU School of Medicine Networking Event

Physicians Needed for the AMCNO Annual Mini-Internship Program

AMCNO “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

 

7/28/15

AMEF to Sponsor ImmunizeOhio Conference in September

Gov. Kasich Signs Healthcare Bills into Law

Physicians Needed for the AMCNO Annual Mini-Internship Program

AMCNO Summer 2015 Practice Management Matters Edition is Now Available

AMCNO “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

 

7/15/15

Improving Health Outcomes Event Provides Useful Information

AMCNO Participates in Interested Party Meeting on HB 216

Recruitment Efforts Bring New Residents into the AMCNO Fold

The AMCNO and AMEF Meet and Greet First-Year Medical Students

Sign Up Now for the 12th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

Physicians Needed for the AMCNO Annual Mini-Internship Program

AMCNO Members: Reduce your Workers’ Compensation Premium Today!

Get to Know the AMCNO President: Dr. Matthew Levy

CMS Releases Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to help Get Ready for ICD-10

From the Office of Health Transformation - Ohio Budget

 

6/22/15

AMCNO Co-Sponsors Event Offered by AMA, Johns Hopkins University and Health Services Advisory Group – CME credits and it’s FREE! 

2015 AMCNO Lawyer Referral Brochure Now Available to Members and Staff

AMCNO Members: Reduce your Workers’ Compensation Premium Today!

AMCNO Provides Proponent Testimony on Sub. HB 124

Legislation to Expand Physical Therapists’ Scope of Practice Opposed by the AMCNO

Sign Up Now for the 12th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

Doctors for Climate Health

Feedback Requested on Proposed Revisions to the BWC Formulary

CGS to Convert to New Accounting System

CliniSync Provides Information on Legality of e-Prescribing Controlled Substances Releases Semi-Annual Report on OARRS

 

6/8/15

Medical Marijuana Forum covers Legalization in Ohio and its Impact on Economy, Health Outcomes 

AMCNO Co-Sponsors Event Offered by the American Medical Association, Johns Hopkins University and Health Services Advisory Group

Sign Up Now for the 12th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

More Prescription Drug Abuse Legislation Under Review

Ohio Department of Medicaid – Recovery Audit Contract Issue

The Office of Health Transformation (OHT) Releases Preliminary Health IT Strategy

 

5/26/15

AMCNO Co-Sponsors Event Offered by the American Medical Association, Johns Hopkins University and the Health Services Advisory Group

AMEF, AMCNO Partner with The Free Clinic to Sponsor Medical Marijuana Community Forum

Ohio Pharmacy Board Provides Updates on Drug Compounding Rules

Sign Up Now for the 12th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

Practice Insight Report Now Available in OARRS

myCGS Offers New Tools for Physicians and Staff

Mid-Year Quality and Resource Use Reports (MYQRURs) Now Available

 

4/30/15

2015 AMCNO Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

AMCNO Welcomes New 2015 Board Members and President

The Medical/Legal Summit is a Huge Success

 

4/14/15

Senate Approves Legislation to Repeal SGR

Medicaid Prescribers Need to Enroll with Ohio Department of Medicaid

Updated AMA Resource “Competing in the Marketplace” is Now Available

Ohio Supports e-Prescribing of Controlled Substances Initiative

SAVE THE DATE! April 24 – AMCNO Annual Meeting – Awards, Scholarships to be given to Area Physicians, Medical Students 

 

3/30/15

SGR Fix Still Under Review in the Senate

Register Now for the 2015 AMCNO/CMBA Medical/Legal Summit

AMCNO Partners with Local ADAMHS Board on QPR Training

Webinars to be Held on Meaningful Use Stage 3 Rules

AMCNO Medical Records Fact Sheet with 2015 Fees Now Available

AMCNO Community Resource List Now Available

 

3/16/15

AMCNO Testifies Before Finance Health & Human Services Subcommittee – AMCNO Members Urged to Contact Legislators

AMCNO Continues to Advocate for SGR Repeal

AMCNO Participates in CGS Administrators Provider Outreach and Education Meeting

SAVE THE DATE! April 24 – AMCNO Annual Meeting – Awards, Scholarships to be given to Area Physicians and Medical Students

BWC to Conduct Enhanced Care Program Pilot in Northeastern Ohio

April 29 – Tobacco Prevention Advocacy Day at the Statehouse

Ohio Attorney General DeWine Announces Agreement with Naloxone Manufacturer

 

3/3/15

AMCNO Partners with Local ADAMHS Board on QPR Training

AMCNO Files Amicus Brief for Griffith v. Aultman Hospital

AMCNO Works with other Groups in Support of Continuing Medicaid Coverage

AMCNO Winter 2015 Practice Management Matters Edition is Now Available

SAVE THE DATE! April 24 – AMCNO Annual Meeting – Awards, Scholarships to be given to Area Physicians, Medical Students

Medicaid Director Outlines Budget Proposals

Health Plans Sending Provider Performance Reports in March

Pharmacy Board Provides Information Regarding Immunizations

 

2/18/15

AMCNO Supports House Bill 4

Medicaid Budget Requires Personal Responsibility

Ohio Medicaid on Target for ICD-10 Compliance

Meaningful Use Rule would Reduce Reporting to 90 Days

AMCNO Members - Reduce your Workers’ Compensation Premium Today!

AMCNO Celebrates its Annual Wine Tasting Event

 

1/26/15

State Medical Board of Ohio: New Requirements for Providing OBOT Effective Jan. 31

Ohio State Pharmacy Board: Terminal Distributor Licensure needed for Compounded Drugs, On-Site Drug Compounding  

Ohio Healthcare Information Technology Day is Fast Approaching

Last Chance to Sign Up for the Annual Wine Tasting Event!

 

1/12/15

Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Releases Reports

Sign Up Now for the Wine Tasting Event!

CDC Health Update on Flu and Antiviral Medications

 

12/22/14

NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR AMCNO PEERS FOR AN AWARD—Deadline is Dec. 31!

Deadline for Hospitals Extended to Dec. 31 for MU Attestation

Provide Your Comments on CMS Proposed Rule on How to Improve ACOs

Passing of AMCNO Past President, Frederick Suppes, MD

Ohio Awarded $75 Million for Payment Innovation Plan

MyCare Ohio Update

Healthlines: The End of an Era

130th General Assembly Adjourns

AMCNO Board Nominations Are Open

Tri-C Classes for AMCNO Members and Staff – Including ICD-10 Training Sessions – 2015 Tri-C Center for Health Industry Solutions

 

12/4/14

NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR AMCNO PEERS FOR AN AWARD—Deadline is Dec. 31!

AMCNO Board Nominations Are Now Open

Save the Date – 2015 Medical/Legal Summit - April 17 & 18

Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Premiums Through the AMCNO Group Rating Program

Make a Donation to the Academy of Medicine Education Foundation

Sign Up Now for the 2015 Wine Tasting Event

MyCare Ohio Information Now Available on Our Website

Deadline for Hospitals Extended to Dec. 31 for MU Attestation

Want to Learn More about the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)?

Provide Your Comments on CMS Proposed Rule on How to Improve ACOs

Tri-C Classes for AMCNO Members and Staff – Including ICD-10 Training Sessions – 2015 Tri-C Center for Health Industry Solutions

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. Donna Plecha

 

11/24/14

AMCNO Members Asked to Contact Ohio Legislators in Support of HB 276

NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR AMCNO PEERS FOR AN AWARD—Deadline is Dec. 31—ACT NOW!

AMCNO Members – AMCNO Board Nominations Are Now Open

Sign Up Now for the 2015 Wine Tasting Event

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. Richard Fratianne

 

11/17/14

AMCNO Participates in Lobby Day to Stress Importance of Good Samaritan Legislation

AMCNO Partners with ABM for its Annual International Meeting

Gov. Kasich Announces New Medical Director for Ohio Department of Health

State Medical Board of Ohio Names Executive Director

The Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Names New Executive Director

Rep. Cliff Rosenberger Elected As Next House Speaker

AMCNO Partners with HIMSS on Regional Event for Physicians

Sign Up Now for the 2015 Wine Tasting Event

 

11/3/14

Sign Up for the AMCNO Co-Sponsored Event on Nov. 8 – “The Role of the Prescriber in Prescription Drug Abuse

NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR AMCNO PEERS FOR AN AWARD—Deadline is Dec. 31—ACT NOW!

AMCNO Members – AMCNO Board Nominations Are Now Open

AMCNO Resident Seminar – “The Business of Medicine”

30th Annual Mini-Internship Program Continues Tradition of Excellence

Make a Donation to the Academy of Medicine Education Foundation

Tri-C Classes for AMCNO Members and Staff – Including ICD-10 Training Sessions – 2014/15 Tri-C Center for Health Industry Solutions

Sign Up Now for the AMCNO 2015 Wine Tasting Event

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. Richard Figler

 

10/21/14

There’s Still Time! Sign Up for the AMCNO Co-Sponsored Event on Nov. 8 “The Role of the Prescriber in Prescription Drug Abuse”

AMCNO “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar is Nov. 5 – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

Ohio Medicaid Extends Attestation Deadline for EHR Incentive Program

Ebola Resources

AMCNO Partners with HIMSS on Regional Event for Physicians

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. Katie Geelan-Hansen

 

10/13/14

AMCNO 190th Anniversary Celebration Covered in Crain’s

Medicaid Patient Stories Needed

AMCNO Partners with HIMSS on Regional Event for Physicians

Ebola Guidance Documents Provided by the CDC

CliniSync to Offer Forums on Consent Policy

Hardship Exception Deadline Extended to November 30

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. Debra DeJoseph

 

9/30/14

NEOPNC Presents Patient Navigation Event in Collaboration with AMCNO, Center for Health Affairs

Sign Up Now for AMCNO Co-Sponsored Event on Nov. 8 “The Role of the Prescriber in Prescription Drug Abuse”

REMINDER – Hydrocodone Combination Products Reclassified by DEA as Schedule II Controlled Substances as of Oct. 6

CMS REMINDER – ICD-10 Compliance Date

CMS Announces Availability of 2013 PQRS and eRx Incentive Program Feedback Reports

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. Eric Ricchetti

 

9/9/14

The AMCNO Celebrates 190 Years of Organized Medicine

AMCNO Summer 2014 Practice Management Matters Edition is Now Available

Save the Date – November 8 – “The Role of the Prescriber in Prescription Drug Abuse”

Save the Date – October 10 – Northeast Ohio Patient Navigation Collaborative Event

AMCNO Partners with ABM for its Annual International Meeting

“Start Talking!” Form Required Starting September 17

Lyme Disease Testing Notice to Patients

Hydrocodone Combination Products Reclassified

Controlled Substance Inventory Rule Change

New Responsible Person Requirements for Pain Management Clinics

Ohio Department of Health Looking for ILINet Participants

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. James Coviello

 

8/26/14

Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Releases 2014 Annual Report

Office of Health Transformation Provides Insight into Transforming Payment

Physician Input Needed on CG-CAHPS

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. Carol Rosen

 

8/12/14

New Leadership Appointed at the Ohio Department of Health

Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Offers New OARRS Feature

August is National Immunization Month

Contact Members of Congress Now About SGR Formula

Physician Input Needed on CG-CAHPS

Physicians Needed for the AMCNO 30th Annual Mini-Internship Program

AMCNO “Solving the Third-Party Payer Puzzle” Seminar – Sign Up Now – Space is Limited

TriC Classes for AMCNO Members and Staff - 2014 Cuyahoga Community College Center for Health Industry Solutions

 

7/29/14

Quality Improvement Organization Program Changes Effective August 1, 2014

Ohio Garners B+ Grade in Pain Management

The AMCNO and AMEF Meet and Greet First-Year Medical Students

Attention AMCNO Resident Members – Save the Date for our FREE Resident Seminar – Preparing for the Business Aspects of Medicine – October 22, 2014

This week on Healthlines – Dr. Fred Jorgensen

 

7/15/14

Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Alert – DEA to Re-Classify Tramadol in August 2014

Change in Ohio Revised Code Allows Prescribers to Access OARRS to Address Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

CMS issues 2015 Medicare Physician Payment Proposed Rule

Free Policy Course Provided by the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) and Ohio State University

Physicians and Teaching Hospitals: Open Payments System Registration Began on July 14

NOMPAC Endorses Justices Kennedy and French

 

6/30/14

Ohio Medicaid Coverage of Smoking Cessation Service

Deadline for Hardship Exemption Filing is July 1st

Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Offers Video Resource About Prescription Drug Diversion

Provider Registration for Open Payments

Sign Up Now for the 11th Annual AMEF Golf Outing

Save the Date – Reception Honoring Ohio Supreme Court Justices French and Kennedy

 

6/16/14

Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Provides Guidance Document Regarding Tramadol

AMCNO Position on Return to Play Issue Addressed by the Media

Ohio Plans to Apply for Federal Grant Funds to Address Medical Payment Innovation

 

6/2/14

Amendment to HB 487 Would Allow Non-Physicians to Clear Youth Athletes for Play

 

5/20/14

AMCNO Partners with Cuyahoga County Health Alliance

Ohio’s Supreme Court Election

Zohydro Legislation Under Review in the Ohio House

Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Premiums Through the AMCNO Group Rating Program

 

5/12/14

AMCNO and AHRQ Partnership Offers Resources to Commemorate National Stroke Awareness Month in May

State Medical Boards Adopt Policy Guidelines for Safe Practice of Telemedicine

Office of Health Transformation Ohio Benefits Medicaid Enrollment Update

Next Week on Healthlines – Dr. Douglas Rhee

 

4/28/14

AMCNO 2014 Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

AMCNO 2014 Board Members and Newly Appointed President

Ohio Department of Health Confirms Measles Outbreak

TriC Classes for AMCNO Members and Staff - 2014 Cuyahoga Community College Center for Health Industry Solutions

Next Week on Healthlines – Dr. Mona Orady

 

4/15/14

AMCNO/CMBA 2014 Medical/Legal Summit a Huge Success

Aaron Haslam Resigns as Executive Director of the State Medical Board of Ohio

Next Week on Healthlines – Dr. Robert Hostoffer

 

4/1/14

Medicare Physician Payment Cut Postponed Again – ICD-10 Implementation Delayed

 

3/13/14

Register Now for the 2014 Medical Legal Summit

Stage 2 Meaningful Use Resources Available

AMCNO Community Resource List Now Available

AMCNO Spring 2014 Practice Management Matters Edition is Now Available

SAVE THE DATE!!  AMCNO Annual Meeting Scheduled for April 25, 2014 – Awards and Scholarships to be given to Area Physicians and Medical Students

This Week on Healthlines – Dr. Kenneth Rodriguez

 

2/25/14

Donald W. Junglas, AMCNO Past President, Memorial Service to be Held March 1st

AMCNO Medical Records Fact Sheet with 2014 Fees Now Available

House Bill 341 – OARRS Check Legislation Voted out of House Health Committee

Ohio Takes the Next Step to Reward Better Health Outcomes 

The American Medical Association Voices Support for Bill to Repeal SGR – AMCNO Members Urged to Write Your Congressional Leaders Now

TriC Classes for AMCNO Members and Staff - 2014 Cuyahoga Community College Center for Health Industry Solutions

This Week on Healthlines Dr. Ronald Savrin

 

2/11/14

AMCNO Participates in “Start Talking” Kick-Off Event Featuring Lt. Governor Mary Taylor

The Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Can Now Provide Patient Information to Prescribers

Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Ted Wymyslo Steps Down

Joint SGR Repeal Bill Moving Through Congress

SAVE THE DATE!!  AMCNO Annual Meeting Scheduled for April 25, 2014 – Awards and Scholarships to be given to Area Physicians and Medical Students

AMCNO Physician Members – Are you Interested in Signing Up for a Healthlines Interview to Discuss a Medical Topic of Your Choice?

The AMCNO to Co-Sponsor Medical Legal Summit with the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

This Week on Healthlines Dr. Ann Bacevice

 

1/28/14

The AMCNO to Co-Sponsor Medical Legal Summit with the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation Releases Latest Provider Publication – BWC Board of Directors Receives Data on Pharmacy Costs

Reduce Your Workers’ Compensation Premiums Through the AMCNO Group Rating Program

There is Still Time to Sign up for the AMCNO 2014 Wine Tasting Event

This Week on Healthlines Dr. Ann Bacevice

TriC Classes for AMCNO Members and Staff - 2014 Cuyahoga Community College Center for Health Industry Solutions

 

1/14/14

AMCNO Provides Input on Regulatory Prescription Drug Bills

Federal System Now Referring Medicaid Applicants to Ohio

Ohio Launches Youth Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative – “Start Talking”

 

 

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