Arthur J. Vayer Jr. and Steven C. Arner column: Don’t let COVID-19 fear delay necessary medical care

Nov 23, 2020
By now, we all know the COVID-19 safety rules: Stay home whenever possible, maintain social distance and wear a mask in public. These simple rules are an important way to help us stay safe and keep our families healthy. Another equally important way to protect personal health is to continue to get...
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AMA Collaborates with Project N95 Again to Make PPE Available to AMA Members

Nov 19, 2020
The American Medical Association (AMA) is collaborating with Project N95 (a not-for-profit, National COVID-19 Clearinghouse) again to make quality-certified personal protective equipment (PPE) available exclusively for AMA members to purchase with no minimum. To place an order: Go here to begin the...
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AMA Meeting Coverage

Nov 17, 2020
AMA Delegates: No GME Funds for Non-Physicians The American Medical Association (AMA) must protect physicians' scope of practice by making sure federal funding for graduate medical education (GME) does not go to non-physicians, several members of the AMA's House of Delegates said Sunday. "I've had...
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Chopin's Music Conquers the Hearts of Young Americans

Nov 10, 2020
PRESS RELEASE For immediate release: 11/09/2020 Chopin's music conquers the hearts of young Americans December 2, 2020, 6:40 PM EST A unique concert at the historic residence of George Washington Polish Romanticism in the cosmic edition The beauty we need in these difficult times "You are the...
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Start your Advocacy Training Today | Apply for the Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership

Nov 4, 2020
While Election Day has passed and votes are still being counted across the country, the opportunity to get involved in advocacy and become a leading voice in healthcare has no end date. The MSV is here to provide our members with opportunities to engage civically, politically, and professionally to...
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Ransomware Activity Targeting the Healthcare and Public Health Sector

Oct 29, 2020
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. CISA, FBI, and HHS...
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MSV Installs New President Arthur Vayer, MD at 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Oct 13, 2020
RICHMOND, Va. (Oct. 13, 2020) – Arthur J. Vayer Jr., MD, FACS of Woodbridge, Virginia was installed as president of the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) at the organization’s Annual Meeting held virtually on October 10, 2020. He specializes in surgery with a focus on Colon & Rectal Surgery and...
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Dominion Payroll Joins MSV Business Affiliate Program

Oct 13, 2020
Dominion Payroll has joined the Medical Society of Virginia’s (MSV) Business Affiliate Program, which will provide value to MSV members through the promotion of payroll and HR services to Virginia physicians. The MSV Business Affiliate Program is designed to engage with companies that can offer...
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Virginia’s largest insurance company cut reimbursement rates. Some doctors say primary care will suffer.

Sep 21, 2020
By Kate Masters - September 21, 2020 Article via Virginia Mercury One of Virginia’s largest insurance companies is lowering reimbursement rates for nurse practitioners and physician assistants amid the COVID-19 pandemic — a move that many doctors say will hurt already struggling primary care...
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Letter From Anthem Delaying a Cut in Vaccine Administration Codes

Sep 15, 2020
Dear Provider: Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and our affiliate HealthKeepers, Inc. appreciate your participation in one or more of our provider networks. You recently received an amendment to your Professional Provider contract, effective October 1, 2020, which included an update to Vaccine...
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