Posted on 03/28/2019Ohio has a higher rate of tobacco use than most states, and smoking-related diseases claim nearly 20,000 lives in the state each year.
Posted on 03/28/2019These days patients (and Google) expect your website to be more than an online business card. If you put your site up once and never touch again, people will notice.
Posted on 03/28/2019The OSMA has completed an initial review of the language for the state budget and is glad to report the budget is overall positive for physicians in Ohio.
Posted on 03/28/2019As part of its commitment to the well-being of all physicians in the state of Ohio, the OSMA Physician Well-Being Committee recently launched an online hub
Posted on 03/21/2019April 8-9th, The Charitable Healthcare Association will be hosting its annual Safety-Net Symposium (SNS)—the only regional conference geared towards providers of charitable healthcare.
Posted on 03/14/2019On Friday April 5, 2019 at 12:00pm EST, you are invited to participate in a one-hour webinar with Dr. Bethany Panchel from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Posted on 03/14/2019This week the State of Ohio Pharmacy Board reported that the number of opioids dispensed to Ohioans dropped by 325 million from 2012 or 2018.
Posted on 02/28/2019several OSMA members along with the OSMA Government Relations staff traveled to Washington DC to meet with members of Congress to discuss how existing laws are affecting patients and practices.
Posted on 02/28/2019The Continuing Board Certification:
Vision for the Future Commission released its final report early this month...
Posted on 02/28/2019Within the first month that the medical marijuana program was running the state of Ohio, nearly $1M in sales were recorded, but questions remain.
Posted on 02/27/2019Physician practices participating in the OSMA’s Health Benefits Plan (HBP) will see another year of rate increases averaging single digits. Renewal increases for 2019 will average 2.9%.
Posted on 02/14/2019We hope you will join us April 6 – 7, 2019 at the Hilton Columbus at Easton for the meeting. Registration is open on our website, when you register we hope you will purchase a ticket for the President’s Dinner Dance.
Posted on 02/14/2019According to a recent CDC report, Ohio saw a significant decrease, 21.4%, in overdose fatalities in July 2017 through June 2018; second in the nation only to Washington DC, which saw a 24.2% decrease.
Posted on 02/14/2019With a new governor in office and legislators back at the Statehouse, the OSMA is putting our advocacy agenda—based on the priorities of our members—in motion.
Posted on 01/10/2019Now that 2019 is underway, it is essential that you make sure your company is in compliance with state and federal regulatory updates.
Posted on 01/10/2019Physician practices participating in the OSMA’s Health Benefits Plan (HBP) will see another year of rate increases averaging single digits. Renewal increases for 2019 will average 2.9%.
Posted on 01/08/2019What the recent scenario means for Ohioans, particularly physicians and their patients, is that more legislation impacting health care made it past the finish line.
Posted on 01/03/2019Perhaps the time has now come to introduce another vital sign, one that directly impacts patient care but can’t so easily be summed up with a series of caricature facial expressions: Physician Well-Being.
Posted on 12/20/2018Physicians are concerned about the quality of care they provide. Physicians today are so disappointed with the present state of medical practice, that 7 out of 10 say they cannot recommend the profession to their children or family members.
Posted on 12/20/2018CMS is implementing new opioid policies for Medicare drug plans. Providers are in the best position to identify and manage potential opioid over utilization in the Medicare Part D population.