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AMS Welcomes 35 New Members

The following physicians have recently illustrated their commitment to improving health care in this community and our state by joining the Arkansas Medical Society. “As a society members, these physicians are part of a statewide network of over 4,000 Arkansas physicians, residents and medical students, dedicated to protecting…

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FDA Drug Alert Issued

An important FDA-approved Drug Alert for INVIRASE affecting Cardiology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Nurse Practitioners, and Pharmacies was published on February 28, 2013. This PDR® Drug Alert was delivered electronically to all Arkansas Medical Society members within this specialty who are registered with PDR® Network. To ensure…

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Public Workgroup Meetings

As the Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative continues to move forward, four public workgroup meetings have been scheduled to present information on new episodes that are being considered. This is your chance to voice your opinion on those conditions that may affect your practice. These meetings will…

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CMS Releases Final Regulations

CMS recently released the final regulations governing the implementation of the Medicaid primary care rate increase to 2009 Medicare rates for calendar years 2013 and 2014. AMS has been working with Arkansas Medicaid to implement this program. To qualify for the increased payment, the physician must meet one…

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AMS District Trustee Elections

District Trustee Elections It's important to our Society that all eligible members have the opportunity to choose the physician leaders who will represent them in the coming year and lead the AMS. Ballots containing the names of candidates for the respective districts will be sent according to the…

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Asklepion & Shuffield Award Nominations Due

The Arkansas Medical Society is seeking nominations now through March 1 for the 2013 Asklepion Award and the 2013 Shuffield Award. These awards will be presented at the Arkansas Medical Society Annual Meeting, May 4, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. 2013 Asklepion Award The Asklepion Award…

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