SSV Medical Society News - 2017 - Volume 6 - Issue 5 - May June 8, 2017 2017 - Volume 6 2017 - Volume 6, Issue 5, SSV Medical Society News 0 Physicians: At the 43rd Annual CMA Legislative Advocacy Day, our county medical society had over 40 representatives that advocated on your behalf to Senators Dodd, Gaines, Pan, and Assembly Members, Aguiar-Curry, Cooley, Cooper, Kiley and McCarty. Your colleagues successfully voiced their concerns to our legislators regarding Medi-Cal reimbursement, GME funding, CURES privacy protections and reducing pressure for physicians to prescribe opioids. Thank you to the physicians, residents and medical students that participated, and as always, let me know what your medical society can do for you, email@example.com. Ruenell Adams Jacobs, MD SSVMS President Active Members: Be on the lookout for your electronic or mailed ballot to approve revisions to SSVMS' Bylaws. SSVMS/CMA Events “Creating The Extraordinary Patient Experience” May 17, 5:30PM – 8:00PM, Scott’s Seafood Folsom, Free Dinner and CME Program: RSVP Here "New Law on Payment and Billing for Out-Of-Network Services" May 17, 12:15pm – 1:15pm, Webinar: Register Here "How California Physicians Can Access Free Technical Assistance for MACRA Transition" May 31, 12:15pm – 1:15PM, Webinar: Register Here "First Annual Joy of Medicine Summit" September 23, 7:30AM – 2:00PM, RSVP Here CMA Webinars are free for members. Click here to explore on-demand webinars. JOIN the 3,500 members of SSVMS and over 42,000 members of the CMA TODAY. Prefer to join in person or over the phone? Contact Megan at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 452-2671 and we will come to you! In The News Call Your Legislator to oppose AB 1612 - Puts Pregnant Women and Babies at Risk; Allows Certified Nurse Midwives to Practice Independently U.S. House votes to strip Medicaid, leaves millions without health care coverage SSVMS’s Future of Medicine program seeking physician volunteers CMA Announces Sponsored Bills for 2017 Federal appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem-Cigna mega-merger CMS to issue MIPS participation status notices Sacramento County Health Advisories: Shortage of Penicillin G Benzathine Small Cluster of Hospitalized Patients with Botulism Possible Norovirus Outbreak at Local Elementary School Service Spotlight SSVMS member, Ajay Ranade MD, a general surgeon with Mercy Medical Group, is recognized for his volunteer work with SSVMS’ SPIRIT Program. Dr. Ranade shares “Working with patients and their families, seeing them on the other side of the road, post-surgery, provides so much happiness to me. That makes it an ongoing cycle I hope to continue.” Read More Other Events “Naloxone Prescribing in Primary Care: Why, Who, and How” California Society of Addiction Medicine May 19, 12:00PM - 1:00PM, Register Here Regional Pathways to Health Careers Community College Conference: One-Day Mentor Opportunity May 20, 2017 5th Annual David E. Smith, MD Symposium & San Francisco Substance Abuse Summit June 9th, 7:30AM - 6:00PM, Register Here Read the May/June issue of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medicine (SSV Medicine) - CLICK HERE Advertisements #SSVMSCares #SSVMSTeaches #SPIRITHeals Comment (0) Comments are closed.