Noontime Forum to Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Surveillance System 

August 11, 2022
The MMA will host a physician forum at noon on Wednesday, August 17, that will discuss the clinician's role in the COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Surveillance System. This forum will be held in partnership with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). 
Read More

MMA Receives National Awards for Health Equity Initiatives 

August 11, 2022
The MMA recently received two 2022 Profiles of Excellence Awards from the American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE) for its work on health equity. 
Read More

MMA Urges Congress to Act to Stop Systemic Medicare Payment Cuts 

August 11, 2022
The MMA is once again urging Congress to take action before the end of the year to reform the Medicare payment system and stop the cycle of constant physician payment cuts.
Read More

Patient Safety Suffered During COVID-19, MDH Report Finds 

August 04, 2022
Reportable adverse events and instances of patient harm rose in 2021 during the past year-long reporting period in Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and community behavioral health hospitals, according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). 
Read More

Annual Conference to Examine COVID-19 Pandemic, Both Past and Future

August 04, 2022
This year’s MMA Annual Conference, which will take place September 23 from 1 to 6 pm at the Union Depot in downtown St. Paul, will focus on: “The COVID-19 Pandemic: Learning from the past and looking to the future.”
Read More

MDH Releases First Report on Maternal Mortality in Minnesota 

August 04, 2022
On August 4, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) released its first-ever Minnesota Maternal Mortality Report, which examined maternal deaths during or within one year of pregnancy from 2017 to 2018. 
Read More

State Begins Work on Telehealth Research 

July 28, 2022
The state has begun work on a legislatively mandated study on telehealth practices.  
Read More

Governor’s Office Appoints 3 Physicians to BMP 

July 28, 2022

Gov. Tim Walz’s office has appointed three new physicians to the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice (BMP).


Read More

August 3 Noontime Forum to Explore the Medical Liability Landscape in Minnesota 

July 28, 2022
The MMA will host a physician forum on Wednesday, August 3, at noon that will explore the medical liability landscape in Minnesota, after recent landmark court decisions. Attendees will also be given a chance to ask questions of the speakers. 
Read More

MMA Supports Federal Legislation to Reform Prior Auth within Medicare Advantage 

July 28, 2022
On July 26, the AMA sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Committee in support of H.R. 8487, the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2022. This bipartisan bill is important for reforming prior authorization (PA) processes within Medicare Advantage (MA). 
Read More
News Archive