CMS is expanding Medicare’s telehealth benefits

March 27, 2020

CMS is expanding Medicare’s telehealth benefits under the 1135 waiver authority and the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act.

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World Health Organization – on COVID-19 Myths

March 22, 2020

There is much misinformation about the virus and many questions regarding novel ways to fight it. The World Health Organization addresses many of the myths Here. Are antibiotics effective in…

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SCMS Making a Difference: Dr. Dowling and Dr. Choi – Reducing Risks for Physicians and Patients

March 20, 2020

While in-office evaluations are ideal, the pros/cons tips the scale towards telehealth for many. This maybe most important for patient care at this time CMS expansion of telehealth and the…

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Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) II

March 20, 2020

What is this: (From the DOH website) “The FY 2021 Budget reconstitutes the MRT, bringing stakeholders who bring experience as health care providers back to the table to find solutions…

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Update from Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone

March 19, 2020

For Immediate Release March 17, 2020 Contact: Press.Office@Suffolkcountyny.gov SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE URGES RESIDENTS TO SIGN UP FOR SMART911 TO ASSIST CORONAVIRUS AWARENESS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS New Capability Will Empower Individuals…

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Telehealth use in Covid-19 Health Emergency

March 18, 2020

For any Medicare beneficiary that can be seen through video, telehealth AND the OCR (Office of Civil Rights) has announced that they will relax enforcement on HIPAA for professionals using…

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SCMS President update

March 18, 2020

Hi, this is Dr Schoor again, President of the Suffolk County Medical Society.  I just wanted to give an update as best I can. The President of the United States…

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Corona Virus: Myths and Scams

March 17, 2020
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MSSNY Informative Resources for New York Physicians

March 17, 2020

The following are informative Resources for New York physicians re COVID-19: – MSSNY COVID-19 Resource Page2020 House of Delegates in Tarrytown Cancelled – MSSNY’s Coronaviruses 2020 CME Webinar on March 18th…

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CDC Situation Summary & Data

March 17, 2020

Situation Summary Click Here

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