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News & Updates
Friday, August 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 reasons physicians are less likely to seek support »
5 reasons physicians are less likely to seek support Physician well-being is increasingly recognized as the fourt...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Azar: HHS to rewrite health care privacy rules »
Congressional Quarterly (7/26, McIntire, Subscription Publication) reports that on Thursday, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Care Boards To Huddle About Drug Rules »
Florida lawmakers this year passed a bill that limits prescribing of controlled substances for patients suffering from acu...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
After High School, Young Women's Exercise Rates Plunge »
Young women, especially young women of color, tend to get less exercise than their male counterparts, and the disparities...
Friday, June 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alert regarding the state mandated opioid course »
A recent unsolicited email received by physicians across the state promises free membership and low-cost CME. This group,...

Controlled Substances
Wednesday, May 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Take Control Website »
www.flhealthsource.gov/FloridaTakeControl/ This website provides basic information pertaining to CS/CS/HB 21, the...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA Sees Progress in Declining Opioid Prescriptions »
Twenty-two percent decline in opioid prescriptions over four years announced by IQVIA   Statement attribu...

Women in Medicine
Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
OB-GYN delivers patient's twins 14 hours after giving birth to her own daughter »
An OB-GYN who was determined not to miss the birth of her patient’s twins swooped in to deliver the two babies just 14 hou...
Saturday, December 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
#MeToo Stories: Sexual Harassment Pervasive in Medicine »
When Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, a physician at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, was about to leave a professional so...
Friday, December 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Politics and Medicine: Women Physicians Target House Seats »
On July 27, 2016, the day Hillary Clinton accepted the nomination from the Democratic Party to run for president, a group...
Thursday, December 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Women Than Men Enrolled in U.S. Medical Schools in 2017 »
For the first time, the number of women enrolling in U.S. medical schools has exceeded the number of men, according to new...

Medicare & Medicaid
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Empowers Patients and Ensures Site-Neutral Payment in Proposed Rule »
MLN Connects® -- Special Edition – Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Source: First Coast Service Options Inc C...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
QPP Group Eligibility Status Now Available »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that physician practices/groups may now log into the CM...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proper use of modifier 59 »
Effective date:  N/A Implementation date:  N/A Summary The Medicare National Correct Coding Initiative...
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Plan Required To Return $1.8 Million To State »
Simply Healthcare Plans made too much money from Florida's health-care program that treats the poor, elderly and disabled...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Physicians! Are You Ordering Diabetic Shoes for Your Patients? »
Information from DME MACs about diabetic shoes Modified: 8/14/2017Location: FL, PR, USVILine of Business: Part B This...

Legislative Updates
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Supreme Court rules doctors can be liable if patients commit suicide »
ALLAHASSEE — In a unanimous decision that could influence how patients are treated for depression, the Florida Supreme Cou...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislation Taking Effect July 1, 2016 »
There are a number of bills passed during the 2016 Florida Legislative Session that are due to take effect on July 1st, 20...
Monday, June 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 Bills Impacting Healthcare Professionals »
Summaries of the enrolled bills from the 2016 legislative session that affect Florida's health care professions:  ...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update: Relates to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program »
Relates to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Effective Date: July 1, 2016 Governor Scott signed SB 9...

Press Releases
Friday, August 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
For Immediate Release: Orange County Medical Society Calls for Immediate Action on Access to EpiPens »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2016 Contact: Fraser Cobbe 407-622-8188   ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FMA President Ralph Nobo, MD Delivers Statement of Support to the AMA House of Delegates »
During the American Medical Association Annual Meeting last week, Dr. Ralph Nobo, President of the Florida Medical Associa...
Monday, June 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orange County Medical Society Shares Sympathy for the Victims of the Tragic Shooting »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2016 Contact: Tania Jones 407-622-8188 Orange County Medical Society Shares S...
Wednesday, March 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orange County Medical Society Forms New Affinity Program with HealthFusion »
New Partnership to Provide Award Winning EHR Technology to Central Florida Physicians The Orange County Medical Societ...

Orlando Medical News
Friday, March 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orlando Medical News: 3/10/2017 »
View this issue of OMN Legislators Get to Work –OCMS & SCMS Boots on the Ground Trump, Dems Look For C...
Friday, January 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orlando Medical News: 1/20/2017 »
View this issue of OMN AMA Advocacy Protects Physicians from Reporting Penalties 10 Pearls for Medical Start-...
Friday, January 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orlando Medical News: 1/13/2017 »
View this issue of OMN Dr. Brian A. Nobie Sworn in as 106th President of OCMS Now What for Future Physic...
Friday, January 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orlando Medical News: 1/6/2017 »
View this issue of OMN   Physicians Urged to be Patient with Implementation of Medical Marijuana...
Friday, December 30, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orlando Medical News: 12/30/2016 »
View this issue of OMN  

Zika Virus Updates
Friday, September 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orange County Medical Society Urges Congressional Leaders to Take Immediate Action on Zika Funding »
  ORLANDO – The Orange County Medical Society, Inc. (OCMS) Board of Directors is calling on Congress to end the de...
Thursday, March 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika Virus and Pregnancy Ultrasounds »
Florida Medicaid Health Care Alert March 16, 2016 Provider Type(s): 25, 26, 29, 30, 34, 66, 68, 70, and 77 Zi...
Friday, February 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updated Zika Guidance from the Florida Department of Health »
Dear Colleagues, The Florida Department of Health has updated the Zika fever information for clinicians and obstetricia...
Friday, February 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NOTICE OF EMERGENCY RULE »
NOTICE OF EMERGENCY RULE   DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Division of Disease Control RULE NO.:   ...
Tuesday, February 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SURGEON GENERAL ISSUES PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY »
SURGEON GENERAL ISSUES PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR ZIKA VIRUS http://bulkmail.doh.state.fl.us/index.php?action=so...

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