SBA and Treasury Department Set Aside $10 Billion for CDFIs to Participate in the Paycheck Protection Program

June 12, 2020

“On June 12th, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced that it is setting aside $10 billion of Round 2 funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to be lent exclusively by Opportunity Finance Network.  CDFIs work to expand economic opportunity in low-income communities by providing access to…

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Stay Home, Be Safe

June 11, 2020
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NY State DOH Pain/Opioid Course Deadline Extended Until October

June 11, 2020

Due to the impact of Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19 in NYS, prescribers who were due to attest or re-attest between June 30, 2020 and September 30, 2020, now have until October 1, 2020 to complete the required coursework or training and attest or re-attest.  Course is free to all MSSNY members and is available here.

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Announcing the 2020 Doctors of Tomorrow Winners

June 11, 2020

The Suffolk Academy of Medicine is pleased to announce the 2020 winners of the Doctors of Tomorrow Scholarship Program. Congratulations to the below students: $1,000 Scholarship towards Medical School Tuition: Caitlin Leodis, Smithtown High School East Effat Rahman, Half Hollow Hills High School West Darienne Rogers, Islip High School $1,000 Scholarship Alternates: First Alternate: Ammara…

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MLMIC Update: Reopening Resources

June 11, 2020

MLMIC has assembled a complete package of “Reopening Resources” comprised of select documents designed to serve as guides for medical professionals as they begin to reopen their practices. CLICK HERE for a checklist for private practices which includes guidance and important actions to keep in mind when considering re-opening strategies. CLICK HERE to view MLMIC’s…

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Trump Administration Encourages Reopening of Healthcare Facilities

June 10, 2020

“Under the direction of President Trump, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a guide for patients and beneficiaries as they consider their in-person care options. During the height of the pandemic, many healthcare systems and patients postponed non-emergency, in-person care in order to keep patients and providers safe and to ensure capacity to care…

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Provider Relief Fund Update

June 10, 2020

“The American Medical Association (AMA) has continued to press The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to swiftly distribute funds to assist those physicians who have not previously received any money from the Provider Relief Fund. We are pleased the Department announced it is moving forward to provide some relief. HHS expects to distribute approximately $15…

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We Must Save Our Profession – Here’s How…

June 5, 2020

CLICK HERE to read the full article “We Must Save Our Profession – Here’s How…” by Daniel E. Choi, MD on Medscape.

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NYS DOH: Provider Compilation Update

June 4, 2020

“In an effort to consolidate COVID-19 related provider guidance, the Department of Health has developed and updated the weekly provider compendium. CLICK HERE to read the article. The publication shows only current NYSDOH and CDC guidance for any given topic and will be updated weekly, or as significant guidance emerges, to reflect new guidance. Also,…

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Medicaid Fee-for-Service Providers Dispense Brand Name Drug when Less Expensive than Generic Program

June 4, 2020

Updates have been made to the Dispense Brand Name Drug when Less Expensive than Generic Program, effective June 18, 2020. CLICK HERE to read the article.

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