Health Plan E&M Changes

Apr 19, 2019
Anthem has announced a new policy beginning May 1, 2019 regarding evaluation and management services with modifier 25 . Other health plans have also recently made changes regarding E&M services. If you or your practice is experiencing challenges as a result of these coverage changes, please...
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We need your input about health plans

Mar 15, 2019
Elevate Your Voice. MSV is evaluating multiple Association Health Insurance solutions for our members and we want to know what you think! Your input will help gauge membership interest in an MSV endorsed health plan. The more responses we get, the better leverage we have in developing the strongest...
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Explore How You Can Bring Your Talents to MSV

Mar 5, 2019
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) is a professional membership association representing physicians across the Commonwealth. The organization is committed to advocating for physicians on important policies and issues to ensure Virginia is the best place to practice medicine and receive care. MSV...
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5 Tips to Help Your Patients Make Their New Year a Healthy One

Feb 8, 2019
The new year is a wonderful opportunity for your patients to make a brand new start—particularly when it comes to their health. With staggering statistics like one in three American adults having prediabetes and an estimated 46 percent of U.S. adults having high blood pressure , it’s important that...
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2019 Individual Health Insurance Coverage

Oct 28, 2018
The landscape for Virginia’s 2019 Individual On-Exchange Marketplace continues to change. The Medical Society of Virginia, in partnership with Benefinder, has developed guidance and solutions to assist individuals through this transition. What are the major changes? No carrier has exited the...
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MSV Supports Letter on Proposed Changes to Physician Payment Rule

Sep 20, 2018
From the American Medical Association - August 27, 2018 CHICAGO - The American Medical Association and about 170 medical groups sent the following letter to Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, regarding the administration’s proposals included in the 2019...
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Medicaid Expansion: What Providers Need to Know

Sep 20, 2018
The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS), along with MSV and mutiple Virginia stakeholders , are partnering to offer presentations around Virginia to educate providers on the expansion of Medicaid and how it will impact them. The event is free . Registration is required to...
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Individual Health Insurance Marketplace Resources

Sep 20, 2017
Participating individual health insurance carriers for 2018 differ geographically across Virginia. United Health and Aetna will no longer offer any individual plans on the Exchange for 2018. Optima and Anthem have cut the number of counties and cities they cover in half. These changes have...
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Prescriber Resources

Feb 20, 2017
Opioid Prescriber Resources More people died from drug overdoses in 2014 than in any year on record, and the majority of drug overdose deaths involved an opioid. Since 1999, the national rate of overdose deaths involving opioids – including prescription opioid pain relievers and heroin – nearly...
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Zika Virus

Sep 8, 2016
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) stays on top of important health issues and epidemics, like the Zika Virus, to watch for ways to ensure the best public health outcomes for the state. To get the most updated information on Zika, please visit .
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