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"News You Can Use" <> March 12, 2014

CONTENTS Victory on SGR Is Within Reach, but Our Representatives and Senators Need to Hear Form You! Save the Date: San Diego-wide Physician Networking Opportunity & Mixer on April 3 Practice Management Reminders Got Implementation Problems With Covered California? Two More Measles Cases Confirmed in San Diego All Physicians: Please Take an HIV Survey Do You Want to Participate in CMS’s Voluntary Medicare ICD-10 End-End Testing? ...

Urgent "News You Can Use" <> Please Act Today to Repeal & Replace the SGR!

Physicians: Call Your Congressperson and Senators Today to Repeal and Replace the SGR! A bill to permanently repeal Medicare’s fatally flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula is finally before Congress: The SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 (HR 1415 / S 2000). There is significant pushback from non-physician groups, so Congress needs to hear from every San Diego County physician today that this matters and that it must pass! We don't want Congress to kick the can down the road AGAIN! 1) Please Contact All Three of Your Federal ...

Special "News You Can Use" <> Join Your Physician Colleagues on April 3 for a Networking Opportunity & Mixer!

Physicians: Come mingle, socialize, and network with your fellow San Diego County physicians on Thursday, April 3, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm — all physicians are welcome and encouraged to attend! Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served, and all attendees will be entered to win several exciting raffle prizes, including a weekend getaway at a beautiful Southern California resort! Details: What: All San Diego County Physician Networking Opportunity & Mixer When: Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Handlery Hotel, 950 ...

"News You Can Use" <> February 21, 2014

CONTENTS: Save the Date: San Diego-wide Physician Networking Opportunity & Mixer on April 3 What are you doing TODAY to get ready for October 1, 2014? 14 Measles Cases in California in 2014 (None in San Diego Yet) Survey for Non-HIV Specialists With Regard to HIV and HIV Screening Legislation Calls for Safety Warning Labels to Highlight Health Risks of Sugary Drinks County of San Diego Influenza Update (Feb. 19) ...

Special "News You Can Use" <> Love Your Heart!

Special SDCMS “News You Can Use” <> Love Your Heart! — Thursday, February 6, 2014 Physicians: Please Participate in Love Your Heart This February 14! All you need to do is track the blood pressures you provide your patients during the course of your Feb. 14 workday. Reducing heart attacks and strokes in our community is a goal we can all rally around. As part of the County of San Diego HHSA’s Love Your Heart initiative, the SDCMS Foundation is working with private practice physicians to increase blood pressure screenings and educate ...

"News You Can Use" <> January 29, 2014

CONTENTS: CURES Sign-up Event on Feb. 28 Influenza Updates “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question” Love Your Heart Aims to Screen 20,000 on Feb. 14 Clinician Resources for Teens Struggling With Drug Abuse Details on the Federal Budget HHS Extends Stark Exception and Safe Harbor Rule for EHR Donations Don’t Ignore Medicare Revalidation Requests Unsuccessful Electronic Prescribers Face Payment Cuts in ...