MMA Advocates for More Physician-Friendly Approach to Surprise Billing Legislation

July 11, 2019
The MMA sent letters to the Minnesota Congressional delegation on July 2 urging lawmakers to consider a more physician-friendly approach to potential “surprise billing” legislation. 
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Physicians Encouraged to Review Opioid Prescribing Reports

July 11, 2019
Physicians who treat Minnesotans covered by Medicaid and MinnesotaCare, and prescribe opioids for pain management, including those who prescribe to fee-for-service members and those who care for members enrolled in a managed care organization, are encouraged to review their 2018 opioid prescribing reports.
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Several Leadership Opportunities for Physicians with State-Wide Positions

July 11, 2019
The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) is looking to fill two high profile positions with practicing physicians including its Medicaid Medical Director and Medicaid Behavioral Health Clinical Director. 
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MMA Begins New Mentorship Program for Minnesota Medical Students

July 11, 2019
In an effort to help Minnesota medical students grow their network with residents and practicing physicians, the MMA kicked off a new pilot mentorship program with a small reception on July 9 at the MMA office.
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A Few Minutes with Author Tom Combs, MD

July 11, 2019
Former emergency department physician-turned-novelist Tom Combs, MD, will discuss his novel, Nerve Damage, in the MMA's first book club event on July 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Open Book, 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis.
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MMA Seeks Physician for Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council

June 27, 2019
Physicians interested in participating in the state’s Opiate Epidemic Response Advisory Council should contact the MMA by Wednesday, July 17. 
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Drug Costs to Be Focus of Annual Conference Discussion

June 27, 2019
With the recent push to make insulin more affordable for patients, the Annual Conference’s discussion on prescription drug costs proves to be extremely timely for Minnesota physicians and physicians-in-training.  
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Free Training on Operational, Billing for Psychiatric Collaborative Care Offered

June 27, 2019
The American Psychiatric Association is offering free training on operational and billing aspects of psychiatric collaborative care management services in primary care. 
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Physician Volunteer Positions Available on State Boards and Commissions

June 27, 2019
Several positions on state board and commissions are now available via the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State website. 
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Massa To Step Down From MHA

June 27, 2019
After 11 years at the helm, Lorry Massa, president and CEO of the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA), has announced that he will step down this September. A national search for his replacement has already launched.
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