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Alerts
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...

Healthcare News & Updates
Tuesday, September 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases tick up in September »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff After a drop in July and August, the number of hepatitis A cases in Florida has...
Saturday, September 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drug importation rule finalized »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff The Trump administration has finalized a rule to allow states to begin imp...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Money to aid mental health services for children »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff The Florida Department of Education is making $2 million available to rural...
Friday, September 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New law will shrink Medicaid waiting list »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Nearly 60,000 poor, disabled and elderly residents are on a waiting list for...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feds give reprieve to health care providers »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposed rule...

COVID-19
14 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rapid test kits headed to Florida »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida will receive 400,000 rapid-test kits a week that can be used to detect C...
Monday, September 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Black, Hispanic children could face greater COVID-19 risks »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff A federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention review of more than 277...
Thursday, September 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telehealth use jumps in Medicaid system »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida Medicaid providers, once reticent to use telehealth, turned to the t...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Group offers proposal for liability protections »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Forty lobbyists and association representatives met over the summer to discu...
Thursday, September 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Testing data questions resolved »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff State versus federal? Which data set nursing homes should rely on as a bench...

News 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
Thursday, July 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA PAC begins distributing campaign support »
As a continuation of our efforts to represent our physician members during the primary elections taking place in August, t...
Thursday, July 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DCMA PAC announces initial Florida House endorsements »
Each election cycle, the Dade County Medical Association Political Action Committee (DCMA PAC) conducts candidate intervie...
Wednesday, July 22, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
DCMA Board of Directors releases proposed bylaw amendments »
The DCMA Board of Directors is currently considering a series of proposed Bylaw Amendments as part of a periodic review of...
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...

Hospital & Medical Organization News
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA announces new CPT codes as COVID-19 advancements expand »
The following is a news release from the American Medical Association:   CHICAGO — The American Medical A...
Thursday, July 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
American Medical Association COVID Update July 29 »
The following is a release from the American Medical Association:   Attached is a letter  to Congressio...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summary of drug pricing executive orders - July 2020 »
The following is a release from the American Medical Association: Summary of Drug Pricing Executive Orders - Jul...
Wednesday, July 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FIU College of Medicine appoints interim dean of diversity »
The following is a news release from Florida International University: MIAMI (July 22, 2020) – Dr. Cheryl Holder h...