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SSVMS Medical Society News is a monthly e-bulletin from the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society (SSVMS) containing up-to-date information and breaking news on issues impacting physicians practicing in El Dorado, Sacramento and Yolo counties. To receive your free subscription, contact SSVMS at (916) 452-2671 or


SSV Medical Society News - 2016 - Volume 5 - Issue 4

Physicians:  We know that in today's economic climate, you are being assailed from many directions. Our goal is to provide our members with the necessary support so that you can surpass the challenges, and continue to run successful medical practices. To review the benefits of membership click here. Be sure to renew your dues here by January 1, 2017. Thank you for your membership! Not a member yet? Join now and get 14 months for 12. - Aileen Wetzel, Executive Director/CEO, SSVMS
    Legislative News
  • CMA's Board of Trustees has approved positions on several ballot measures for the November 2016 election - LEARN MORE
  • MACRA does not create new reporting burdens, it is significant improvement over existing law - LEARN MORE
  • Press Conference for Prop 56 featuring SSVMS physicians - SEE TWEETS HERE
  • 2016 CMA House of Delegates - See photos here
  • Complimentary Dinner Presentation - "Every Chart Tells a Story" - November 9, 2016 at 6pm - EVENT DETAILS
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  • "Is Your Practice at Risk for a HIPAA Security Breach?" - November 2, 2016 at 12:15pm
    REGISTER HERE FOR THE WEBINAR - No cost for members
  • "Nondiscrimination Statements: A Detailed Guide to Compliance" - November 9, 2016 at 12:15pm
    REGISTER HERE FOR THE WEBINAR - No cost for members
  • "2017 Workers' Compensation Reforms: Learn About Upcoming Changes to Utilization Review, Requests for Authorization, and Billing and Lien Filing Processes" - November 16, 2016 at 12:15 pm
    REGISTER HERE FOR THE WEBINAR - No cost for members
    In our Community
  • SSVMS Member, Ruth Haskins, MD, inaugurated as California Medical Association's 149th president - READ MORE
  • SSVMS Member, Hernando Garzon, MD, receives 2016 Compassionate Service Award - READ MORE
  • Join the worldwide #GivingTuesday movement - LEARN MORE
    Save the Date!
  • SSVMS Annual Installation and Awards Dinner on January 19, 2017. - LEARN MORE

Read the November/December issue of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medicine (SSV Medicine) -  CLICK HERE