Physician Advocacy Day – Update from March 5th

Morning Session with MSSNY before direct meetings at Legislators offices

The Suffolk County Medical Society discussed issues on:

·  Proposed Disciplinary Actions Against Physicians
·  The Excess Medical Malpractice Program Funding 
·  Proposed Medicaid Cuts
·  Scope of Practice Expansions
·  Limiting e-Cigarettes and Vaping
·  Prior Authorization Reform
·  and many more as the conversation led

Our physicians discussed these issues in 13 appointments with Senators and Assemblyman.

SenateDistrictAssemblyDistrict
Sen Kenneth Lavale1Assy. Fred Thiele1
Sen John Flanagan2Assy. Anthony Palumbo 2
Sen. Monica Martinez 3Assy. Joe DeStefano 3
Sen. Phil Boyle4Assy. Steve  Englebright 4
Sen. James Gaughran 5Assy. Doug Smith5
Assy. Andrew Garbarino7
Assy. Michael Fitzpatrick 8
Assy. Kimberly Jean-Pierre 11