COVID-19: Vaccine Eligibility

January 11, 2021

“The COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed in phases to groups of people at increased risk of COVID-19 exposure or severe COVID-19 illness. Phased distribution will take time, with vaccines not…

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Effective Date Moved for New Medical Treatment Guidelines & More

January 11, 2021

“You may have received a message that the new NYS Workers’ Compensation Medical Treatment Guidelines (MTGs) were scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2021. Due to the health…

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Influenza Activity, Surveillance and Reports

January 11, 2021

“The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) collects, compiles, and analyzes information on flu activity year-round in New York State (NYS), and produces a weekly report during the flu…

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Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Eligibility Training Webinar 1/26 @ 5:30pm – CME Available

January 11, 2021

Upcoming Webinar: “Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Waiver Eligibility Training” Speaker: Leslie Marino, MD, MPH Tuesday, January 26th at 5:30pm Advance registration is MANDATORY! CLICK HERE to register. Registration ends on Tuesday 1/26 at 5:00pm. NO…

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The Future of ACGME & Residency Programs Webinar 1/12 @ 6pm – CME Available

January 4, 2021

Upcoming Webinar: “The Future of ACGME & Residency Programs” Speaker: William Wertheim MD, MBA, FACP Tuesday, January 12th at 6:00pm Advance registration is MANDATORY! CLICK HERE to register. Registration ends on Tuesday…

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Law Alert: Additional COVID-19 Relief Legislation

December 23, 2020

“On December 21, 2020, Congress came to an agreement on additional COVID-19 relief, providing assistance to businesses and individuals. Among the many provisions of the over five-thousand page bill, are…

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Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Vial Extra Doses- Guidance on the use of the New York State Immunization Information System (NYSIIS)

December 23, 2020

“The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has learned that COVID-19 vaccine providers have consistently been able to withdraw more than five doses from one vial of the Pfizer/BioNTech…

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

December 16, 2020

CLICK HERE to read an article from NPR, “FDA Authorizes 1st Home Coronavirus Test That Doesn’t Require A Prescription”. CLICK HERE for “Clinical Resources for Each COVID-19 Vaccine” from the…

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What Clinicians Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Safety

December 15, 2020

CLICK HERE to read the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Center for Preparedness and Response‘s webinar slides on “What Every Clinician Should Know About COVID-19 Safety.”…

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MSSNY Urges Congress to go Back to Drawing Board on Surprise Bill Legislation

December 15, 2020

An Update from the American Medical Association (AMA): “On December 11, the House Ways and Means Committee issued an outline (attached) of that panel’s bipartisan proposal for addressing surprise medical…

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