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Register now for the Williamsburg Conference on Heart Disease – Dec. 4-6

Nov 3, 2016
A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Health Care System is hosting the Williamsburg Conference on Heart Disease from Dec. 4 to 6 at the Williamsburg Conference Center. The primary focus for this event is on coronary artery disease, its treatment and its prevention. The...
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Charlottesville community honors Edward Wolanski, M.D.

Nov 3, 2016
The Charlottesville community found a way to honor local OBGYN Edward Wolanski, M.D. , a Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) member, and celebrate his retirement with a Wolanski 2 miler. This event will be held on Nov. 5 at the Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital Campus. The event will be decorated...
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The fall 2016 Physician Family is out!

Nov 3, 2016
The team at Physician Family is proud to announce publication of its Fall 2016 issue, focused on the training years of residency and fellowship. The issue is currently available at www.physicianfamilymedia.org and includes articles pertaining to residents and fellows, while others are of interest...
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Continuous glucose monitor coverage

Nov 3, 2016
Effective Dec. 15, 2016, the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) will clarify that its coverage of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for patients with Type 1 and 2 diabetes as well as gestational diabetes includes reimbursement for the sensor, transmitter, and receiver used with the...
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Billing for influenza: New CPT code 90674

Nov 3, 2016
The American Medical Association (AMA) issued a new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code for influenza vaccine Flucelvax, CPT 90674, effective Aug. 1, 2016 for Medicare claims. However, Medicare claims processing systems will not be able to accept the new code until Jan. 1, 2017. Until this...
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Life balance tip: Reduce anxiety by 65%

Nov 3, 2016
Music has long been known to be a great stress reducer with certain songs taking us to a calm, soothing place or even releasing the tears needed for a good “soul cleanse”. This article includes a playlist of the 10 songs found to be the most relaxing on earth with the top song claiming to reduce...
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Attend the Lynchburg lunch for Ralph Northam, M.D.

Oct 27, 2016
From the Eastern Shore, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, M.D. attended Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and served as a physician in the Army before becoming a pediatric neurologist in Norfolk. Dr. Northam was elected to the Virginia Senate in 2007 and as Lieutenant Governor in 2013. He is now...
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Register now for White Coats on Call!

Oct 27, 2016
Registration is now available for the Medical Society of Virginia’s (MSV) White Coats on Call lobby days. Join your colleagues for a day at the Capitol. Professionals from all specialties and regions will come together for an eventful day of unified advocacy during the General Assembly session...
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Congratulations to our newest MSVPAC award winners!

Oct 27, 2016
During the October Annual Meeting in Roanoke, VA, the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) recognized S. Hughes Melton, M.D., M.B.A., FAAFP with the Clarence A. Holland Award. This award is presented annually to a Virginia physician for outstanding contributions promoting the art and science of...
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Sunil K. Sinha, M.D. appointed to state board

Oct 27, 2016
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the latest appointments into his administration, and the Medical Society of Virginia (MSV) congratulates Sunhil K. Sinha, M.D., M.B.A., FACP, Director of Clinical Quality and Patient Safety at ChenMed Neighborhood Medical Centers, of Glen Allen for his appointment...
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