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MSNJ Files Brief in US Supreme Court Advocating for Class Arbitration
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Melinda Martinson, Esq. | Released: March 4, 2013, 7:38 am
By: Melinda Martinson, MSNJ General Counsel
On March 1, MSNJ joined the AMA filing an amici curiae—friends of the court– brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the matter of Oxford v. Sutter. This case presents the important question of whether physicians may arbitrate as a class when the insurer ...
MSNJ’s Statement on NJ Medicaid Expansion
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Brianna B Meister | Released: March 1, 2013, 9:07 am
Governor Christie’s decision to expand Medicaid is a positive step that will create access to health insurance for many uninsured residents. Importantly, this decision will make additional investment in the program possible. This is also an opportunity to align incentives and create a robust net
URGENT: Registration for EHR Incentive Program Needed to Avoid eRx Penalty
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Melissa Zarzycki | Released: January 30, 2013, 2:10 pm
CMS Extends Time for Filing eRx Hardship to Avoid 2013 Penalty CMS has re-opened the Communications Support page to allow physicians who missed the June 30th deadline to file for a Medicare eRx hardship exemption in order to avoid the 1.5 percent penalty in 2013. Physicians who would like to file
URGENT: HIPAA Deadline this Friday, 1/25/13
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Brianna B Meister | Released: January 23, 2013, 2:50 pm
URGENT: HIPAA Deadline this Friday, 1/25/13. Verify your business associate and subcontractor agreements if you haven't already done so.
Medicare 2013 Fee Schedule Updated
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Melissa Zarzycki | Released: January 22, 2013, 9:57 am
The corrected 2013 Medicare fee schedule is now posted on the Novitas website.
The deadline for changes in physician participation status has been extended to February 15, 2013. MSNJ recommends that physicians, who are considering their participation options, review the AMA’s Medicare Participa
AMA: Last-Minute Action to Avert Cuts to Physicians Shows the Need for Meaningful Medicare Changes
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Brianna B Meister | Released: January 2, 2013, 2:22 pm
“Congress averted a drastic cut of 26.5 percent from hitting physicians who care for Medicare patients on January 1. This patch temporarily alleviates the problem, but Congress’ work is not complete; it has simply delayed this massive, unsustainable cut for one year.
Know your options: Medicare Participation Guide
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Brianna B Meister | Released: December 21, 2012, 10:01 am
Read the AMA's guide to Medicare participation options for physicians
Congress Must Act to Avert Medicare Fee Cuts Before January 1
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Brianna B Meister | Released: November 29, 2012, 8:50 am
The annual rite of organized medicine seeking congressional action to avert steep Medicare fee cuts before January 1 is upon us. However, this year is different. Not only is a 27% fee cut scheduled to occur because of the flawed SGR formula, but physicians will also be subject to an additional 2% fe
Complimentary Recovery Empowerment Symposium
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Melissa Zarzycki | Released: November 13, 2012, 1:54 pm
MSNJ is participating with Henry Schein Medical® in a complimentary Recovery Empowerment Symposium offering advice on how to recover from Hurricane Sandy.
Date/Time: Friday, November 16, 2012 from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Location: Westin Times Square; 270 West 43rd Street at Eighth Avenue, New York,
MSNJ Members May Qualify for Emergency Loans from our Corporate Partner Credit Union
Blog: In the News ... | Posted By: Melissa Zarzycki | Released: November 7, 2012, 2:29 pm
Please be aware that HEFCU has put into place Emergency Assistance Loan Programs to help aide in the efforts of their current members’ recovery in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. MSNJ members who wish to join HEFCU may also take advantage of the programs. Read more.