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Call for Participants: Step 2 Clinical Skills Workgroup

Mar 24, 2017
MSV is initiating a new workgroup to discuss and identify opportunities to improve the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam. The Step 2 Clinical Skills test, which is a USMLE-sponsored exam required for all medical students as condition of licensure, seeks to assess practical skills through three exam...
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A statement on the American Health Care Act

Mar 9, 2017
Earlier this week, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was introduced as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. The American Medical Association (AMA) was quick to release a statement on the AHCA, which can be read in full here . MSV believes strongly in its responsibility to keep you informed...
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A Legislative Update from MSV, 02.02.2017

Feb 2, 2017
White Coats on Call On Monday morning, over 130 physicians representing pediatricians, psychiatrists, otolaryngologists, surgeons, eye physicians and surgeons, orthopaedists, Richmond Academy of Medicine and Lynchburg Academy of Medicine, among others came to Richmond for our second White Coats on...
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Open Seats for Commonwealth Health Research Board

Feb 2, 2017
The Commonwealth Health Research Board was established to provide financial support in the form of grants, donations, or other assistance for research efforts that have the potential of maximizing human health benefits for the citizens of the Commonwealth. If you are interested in serving in this...
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A Legislative Update from MSV

Jan 27, 2017
Below is the latest Legislative Update from MSV. Click here to view the continually-updated 2017 Legislative Agenda. White Coats on Call On Tuesday, MSV kicked off the first of four White Coats on Call Lobby days with 89 participants including radiologists, anesthesiologists, emergency room...
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Applying to Become an Office Based Opioid Treatment Provider under the Medicaid ARTS benefit

Jan 20, 2017
Practices interested in becoming Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) providers under the ARTS benefit to obtain the higher reimbursement for opioid counseling and the new payment for substance abuse coordination available to providers selected as OBOTs need to do the following: Register clinicians...
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Medical Student Section Elects New Leadership

Jan 20, 2017
On January 14, MSV medical student leaders met to elect new leadership for the MSV Medical Student Section. While students elected to section leadership positions do not assume their position until June 1, elections are held in the winter to allow for training and transition between officers. The...
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Medical Fee Schedule Update

Jan 20, 2017
The following medical fee schedule (MFS) information has been posted on the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission website, workcomp.virginia.gov . The updated MFS Project Timeline; The survey link within the updated MFS Project Timeline; Upon completion/submission of the survey via the “I agree...
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Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Jan 13, 2017
Prescription drug abuse is a growing health epidemic. MSV and Virginia policy makers are diligently working to find a comprehensive and balanced strategy to diminish abuse. Click here for more information, and for an extensive piece on efforts already made in addition to those that will continue in...
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Registration Opens for VDH's Addiction Disease Management Trainings

Dec 22, 2016
Registration is now open for VDH's Addiction Disease Management Training. For more information or to register, CLICK HERE or see below. Addressing The Disease of Addiction In Your Outpatient Clinic Removing the Frustration with Opiate Use No Cost Statewide Trainings for Clinicians and Behavioral...
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