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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MSV Nominating Committee Announces 2020-2021 Leadership Slate

Sep 11, 2020
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) Nominating Committee has completed its slate of proposed officers, Directors and Associate Directors for the MSV Board of Directors as well as nominees to the Virginia delegation to the AMA for the 2021-2022 term. All positions will be voted upon at the House...
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MSV Official Statement on Inequities in Our Healthcare System

Jun 2, 2020
Echoing many of our partner organizations in the healthcare community, the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) joins the call for reforms on the use of deadly force by law enforcement. We also believe, in order to find solutions, it is important to actively listen to and involve the families and...
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MSV Foundation Becomes Program Administrator for VMAP

Feb 12, 2020
RICHMOND, Va. (Feb 11, 2020) – The Medical Society of Virginia Foundation (MSVF) has been named the program administrator for the Virginia Mental Health Access Program (VMAP) by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS). The Virginia Mental Health Access...
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VA Lawmakers Propose Tobacco Control Legislation

Jan 10, 2020
[RICHMOND, VA], January 10, 2020 — At yesterday’s Tobacco Control Policy Press Conference, Virginia lawmakers and public health organizations introduced three tobacco control bills to protect the health of our community, specifically Virginia’s youth, from tobacco addiction and tobacco related...
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MSV Installs New President Clifford Deal III, MD at 2019 Annual Meeting

Oct 22, 2019
RICHMOND, Va. (Oct. 19, 2019) – Clifford L. Deal III, MD, FACS of Henrico, Virginia was installed as president of the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) at the organization’s Annual Meeting in Hot Springs on October 19. He specializes in surgery for breast cancer patients and has over 15 years...
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MSV Nominating Committee Announces 2019-2020 Leadership Slate

Sep 19, 2019
The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) Nominating Committee has completed its slate of proposed officers, Directors and Associate Directors for the MSV Board of Directors as well as nominees to the Virginia delegation to the AMA for the 2018-2019 term. All positions will be voted upon at the House...
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Letter from Health Commissioner on Respiratory Illness and E-Cigarettes

Aug 20, 2019
Dear Colleague, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing consultation to health departments about clusters of pulmonary illnesses linked to e-cigarette use, “vaping” or “dabbing”(vaping marijuana oils, extracts or concentrates), primarily among adolescents and young adults...
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Medical Society of Virginia Statement on the Passing of Dr. Hughes Melton

Aug 2, 2019
Updated Aug 6, 2019 RICHMOND, Va. (Aug 2, 2019) – The Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) is extremely saddened by the death of Dr. Hughes Melton, Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and longtime MSV member. MSV extends its deepest sympathies to Dr. Melton’s...
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