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Physician's Position: July 14, 2016

Posted on 7/14/2016
This week: Tennessee Medicaid audits force physicians to pay back millions in Enhanced Primary Care Payments, U.S. Senate considers legislation that redefines location of care for telemedicine providers.

Update for Policy Makers: Measles Case in Denver Causes Concern in Mississippi

Posted on 7/21/2016
"The following articles and videos demonstrate once again the importance of maintaining Mississippi's strong childhood vaccination laws. Education and awareness is critical to making sure Mississippi children are protected. We thank the Mississippi

Top 10 Facts Mississippians Should Know About Mosquito Control and Zika Virus

Posted on 7/19/2016
As Mississippi reports its ninth case of travel-related Zika virus confirmed in a resident from Rankin County who recently traveled to Guatemala, the Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association (JMSMA) explains what you can do to protect you

Update for Policy Makers: Telemedicine, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and more

Posted on 7/19/2016
Update for lawmakers: telemedicine can lead to misdiagnoses, Governor passes Interstate Medical Licensure Compact bill, physicians praise Senate for immunization stance

Update for Policy Makers: Largest Measles Outbreak in U.S. Continues to Grow

Posted on 7/19/2016
In this edition of Physician's Position for Policy-Makers: Arizona Measles Outbreak is Largest in U.S., Continues to Grow, Federal Government to Provide Funding for Mississippi to Implement the New Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

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Legislative

MSMA PRESIDENT: SUBMIT COMMENTS OPPOSING VA RULE

Posted on 7/7/2016
Dear Colleague: The Veterans Administration recently published a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would allow Advanced Practice Nurses — nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) and clinical nurse

Update for Policy Makers: Telemedicine, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and more

Posted on 7/19/2016
Update for lawmakers: telemedicine can lead to misdiagnoses, Governor passes Interstate Medical Licensure Compact bill, physicians praise Senate for immunization stance

Arizona Measles Epidemic Continues to Spread: Could Mississippi be next?

Posted on 6/6/2016
An outbreak of measles continues to spread in Arizona where the infectious virus was first detected at a federal detention center for immigrants. Health officials confirmed two new cases on June 2, bringing the total to 13 cases. Mississippi state he

Update for Policy Makers: Measles Outbreak a Reminder of Immunization Policy's Importance

Posted on 5/4/2016
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Update for Policy Makers: Largest Measles Outbreak in U.S. Continues to Grow

Posted on 7/19/2016
In this edition of Physician's Position for Policy-Makers: Arizona Measles Outbreak is Largest in U.S., Continues to Grow, Federal Government to Provide Funding for Mississippi to Implement the New Interstate Medical Licensure Compact