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July 22, 2024

Applications open for Maryland's Episode Quality Improvement Program (EQIP) for Primary Care (PC)

EQIP is a voluntary program that will provide incentive payments to practitioners who improve the quality of care and reduce the cost of care that they provide to Maryland Medicare patient

July 18, 2024

Cannabis Use During Pregnancy

Marijuana is the most commonly used drug of abuse during pregnancy in the United States
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July 12, 2024

AAFP issues statement on 2025 Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

The CY 2025 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program proposed rule was released earlier this week. AAFP has issued a statement.

June 20, 2024

Disrupted Access to Prescription Stimulant Medications Could Increase Risk of Injury & Overdose

The CDC issued a Health Alert Network Health Advisory to inform public health officials, clinicians, and affected patients, their families, and caregivers about potential disrupted access to care among individuals taking prescription stimulant medications and possible increased risks for injury and overdose.

June 20, 2024

Medical Records Request Scam: Watch out for Phishing

CMS identified phishing scams for medical records. This may include scammers faxing you fraudulent medical records requests to get you to send patient records in response.

June 20, 2024

Cognitive Health: Medicare Covers Services

83% of people with subjective cognitive decline have at least 1 chronic condition, which may make their condition more difficult to manage

May 23, 2024

Meningococcal Disease Cases Linked to Travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Learn how you can protect your traveling patients

March 21, 2024

Call for Resolutions to AAFP COD

Deadline: July 1, 2024

March 11, 2024

Opioid Use Disorder: Medicare Pays for Certain Treatment Services

Medicare pays for opioid use disorder (OUD) screenings performed by physicians and non-physician practitioners.

March 07, 2024

Opioid Use Disorder: Medicare Pays for Certain Treatment Services

Medicare pays for opioid use disorder (OUD) screenings performed by physicians and non-physician practitioners.

December 13, 2023

Maryland Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL)

Tune in to updates to the Maryland Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL) and Brand Preferred over Generic Program, effective January 1, 2024.

December 13, 2023

Advisory 253 Brand vs Generic (DAW6) Changes to Maryland Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL)

Brand vs Generic (DAW6) Changes to Maryland Medicaid’s Preferred Drug List (PDL)

June 26, 2023

MATE Act Training Resources

The training requirement is for prescribers of controlled substances in schedules II, III, IV, and V to complete a one-time, eight-hour training prior to their first registration or renewal of their DEA license.