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Alerts
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Printed Copies of Non-Opioid Alternatives Now Required »
While Florida Law previously required physicians to discuss non-opioid alternatives with patients prior to administering o...
Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Pass Major Bills On Nurses, Pharmacists »
LAWMAKERS PASS MAJOR BILLS ON NURSES, PHARMACISTS March 11, 2020 Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE ---...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Enact HR 5534, the Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act »
RPA is calling on RPA membership to contact their House members and urge them to cosponsor HR 5534, the Comprehensive Immu...

News & Updates
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS updates guidance for solid organ transplants »
  Healio (6/26, Jaramillo) reported the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Public Healt...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
California ballot initiative would mandate physicians to monitor all dialysis treatments »
California voters will likely decide on Nov. 3 whether a physician needs to be present during all dialysis treatments in a...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
June 3rd Deadline for Round 2 of the $100B Provider Relief Fund »
When the 1st phase of Provider Relief Fund money went out in April, the amount received was based on 2019 Medicare reimbur...
Thursday, May 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Administration considering ban on “surprise” medical bills »
he White House is renewing a push to end “surprise” medical bills — possibly as part of the next coronavirus rescue packag...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strategic Alliance Provides a Wealth of Resources for Physician Practices »
Cobbe Consulting & Management (CCM) and Acevedo Consulting Incorporated (ACI) today announced a strategic partnership...

Medicaid | Medicare
Friday, October 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Complaint Status Tool »
Florida Medicaid Health Care Alert October 17, 2019 Provider Type(s): ALL...
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Empowers Patients and Ensures Site-Neutral Payment in Proposed Rule »
MLN Connects® -- Special Edition – Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Source: First Coast Service Options Inc CM...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
QPP Group Eligibility Status Now Available »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that physician practices/groups may now log into the CM...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Medicare Cards - Mailing begins April 2018 »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required to remove Social Security Numbers (SSNs) from all Medic...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Plan Required To Return $1.8 Million To State »
Simply Healthcare Plans made too much money from Florida's health-care program that treats the poor, elderly and disabled...

Society News
Tuesday, November 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call For Nominations »
Dear FSN Members, We have an excellent opportunity for you to join our leadership team. Help drive our organization...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FSN Hosts Signature Event in 2017 »
The Florida Society of Nephrology would like to thank all of our members, industry partners, and family that made the 2017...
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FSN Secures MOC Credit for FSN Annual Meeting »
FSN Secures MOC Credit for FSN Annual Meeting Registration is Still Open We are pleased to announce that the FS...

COVID-19
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Announces Physician Opt-Out for 2020 MIPS Program »
On June 24, CMS announced that physician practices can opt out of the 2020 MIPS program using the Extreme and Un...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Guidance on Healthcare Personnel Return to Work »
With confirmed cases of Covid continuing to increase, we are hearing from more medical practices that are experiencing sta...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder: Important Funding Announcement for all Medicaid Providers - 20 Days Left to Apply »
Reminder for all Medicaid and CHIP providers: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced addi...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report indicates many furloughed workers are still holding onto employer health coverage »
More people are uninsured as a result of Covid-19, but many furloughed workers are still holding on to employer coverage—f...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Black Medicare Patients With COVID-19 Nearly 4 Times As Likely To End Up In Hospital »
New federal data reinforces the stark racial disparities that have appeared with COVID-19: According to the Centers for Me...

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