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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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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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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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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