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Friday, August 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emergency Patient Notification System »
Communications after a storm can be a challenge. Many locations will experience power and internet outages, making it diff...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hurricane Preparedness for Physicians »
Hurricane Preparedness Webinar Plus Additional Resources for Physicians Ensure your practice and patients are prep...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Human Trafficking »
Each healthcare provider licensed by the Board of Medicine and Board of Osteopathic Medicine must complete a one hour cont...
Tuesday, July 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Action Alert! »
As many of you know, Congress has been moving swiftly to address the issue of “surprise” out-of-network billing with stron...

Medicaid | Medicare
Thursday, February 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Billing correctly for Medicare telehealth services »
Check out the below update from the official Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) news on how to bill correc...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Health Plans Get Mixed Grades »
Managed care plans that participate in Medicaid and the Florida KidCare program received mixed grades on a “scorecard” rel...
Friday, October 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Complaint Status Tool »
Florida Medicaid Health Care Alert October 17, 2019 Provider Type(s): ALL Medicaid Complaint Status Too...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Empowers Patients and Ensures Site-Neutral Payment in Proposed Rule »
MLN Connects® -- Special Edition – Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Source: First Coast Service Options Inc CMS...

Healthcare News & Updates
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases hit 675 this year »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The number of hepatitis A cases in Florida this year has reach...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
More isolation, tracing, masks needed amid pandemic »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff More isolation of COVID-19 patients, increased contact tracing ...
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeSantis vetoes a 'big hit' to health care budget »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed more than $140.5 million i...
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pelvic exam consent law takes effect July 1st »
Legislation that passed during the 2020 Florida Legislative Session takes effect on July 1 st  which requires patient...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacist rules face physician objections »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- The chairman of a state physician-licensing bo...

Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
June 25 COVID-19 update from Florida Blue »
The following message is from Florida Blue:   In response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, w...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State fast-tracking pharmacy rules amid COVID-19 »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ER visits drop amid COVID-19 pandemic »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The number of emergency room visits nationally between March 2...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump admin unveils enhanced enforcement actions based on nursing home COVID-19 data & inspections »
The following is a message from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): Under the leadership of Pres...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS attestation update regarding CARES Act Provider Relief Fund »
Please see the following message from the American Medical Association: As we reported in the AMA Advocacy Update o...

Press Releases
Monday, November 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA Hosts First Resident’s Day: Residents Showcase Research, Gain Business Knowledge »
Doral, FL. – The Dade County Medical Association (DCMA) held its first Resident’s Day at the Police Benevolent Associat...
Friday, October 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nicaraguan American Medical Association (N.A.M.A.) Joins the DCMA as an Affiliate Medical Assoc. »
Contact Person: Angel Bosch (787) 449-2133   Miami, FL . In continuation of an effort launch...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA Makes History with Installation of First D.O. President »
The Board of Directors of the Dade County Medical Association (DCMA) is pleased to announce that Dr. Antonio Mesa is the n...
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA Launches Affiliate Association Program »
DCMA Launches Affiliate Association Program   Contact Person Angel Bosch (786) 503-5375...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Barbara Montford Honored as the First African-American Female President of DCMA »
Dr. Barbara Montford Honored as the First African-American Female President of DCMA by the Miami-Dade County Commissioners...

DCMA & Member News
Wednesday, May 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strategic alliance provides a wealth of resources for physician practices »
Cobbe Consulting & Management (CCM) and Acevedo Consulting Incorporated (ACI) today announced a strategic partnership...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA welcomes new member Pedro Tort, MD »
Pedro J. Tort, MD, has dedicated his life to mastering the practice of orthopedic surgery and providing outstanding medica...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA welcomes new member Sabrina Taldone, MD »
Dr. Sabrina Taldone is a general internist at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She is a triple 'Cane, ha...
Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA expresses concern with scope of practice expansions signed into law »
A Message from DCMA Executive Director Fraser Cobbe:   The DCMA is currently analyzing the impact on phy...
Friday, February 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA joins Florida Patient Protection Coalition »
Florida Patient Protection Coalition formed to combat misinformation regarding the level of education, training between ph...