Independent Physicians

OCMS Addressing Infant Mortality Crisis

Jan 04, 2019 at 03:05 pm by Staff

Dear Colleague: Orange County has an infant mortality crisis. We now have the second highest infant mortality rate among the urban counties in Florida at 7.2 deaths pe.... Read More

What Physicians Need to Know Concerning Pain Management Clinic Exemption Applications?

Nov 29, 2018 at 06:07 pm by Staff

Compliance Deadline is January 1, 2019 Fraser Cobbe, Orange County Medical Society, Seminole County Medical Society The Florida Department of Health recently rele.... Read More

Deadline Affecting Physician Payment is Right Around the Corner

Oct 11, 2018 at 09:33 pm by Staff

. Your 2017 MIPS performance score will determine the payment adjustments you receive in 2019. All physicians should check their scores for accuracy, as the deadline to requ.... Read More

Sign Up for the Medical Society Medical/Dental Mixer

Aug 09, 2018 at 07:33 pm by Staff

. Physicians, dentists, and practice managers in Central Florida, please come join us for a fun social evening event at Majors Motors on Tuesday, August 28th. . Enjoy hors d.... Read More

Medicare Announces Major Payment Policy Recommendations for 2019

Jul 26, 2018 at 04:30 pm by Staff

. Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Over the past several weeks, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have announc.... Read More

How to Handle Reports from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Database

Jul 12, 2018 at 05:55 pm by Staff

. Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Guidance on the appropriate use of reports from E-FORSCE, the Prescription Drug Monitoring Progr.... Read More

Scam Alert!

Jul 08, 2018 at 06:19 pm by Staff

Along with everything else that took effect on July 1st, Google Chrome began flagging websites that do not have an SSL certificate as "unsecure". HTTPS encryption protects th.... Read More

Physicians and Patients be Aware: Controlled Substance Legislation Takes Effect July 1

Jun 27, 2018 at 10:48 am by Staff

. Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The OCMS and SCMA leadership wants to make sure that all of our members and your patients are.... Read More

Volusia County Medical Society Offers Spots for Two Delegates to FMA Meeting

Jun 14, 2018 at 05:54 pm by Staff

. The Volusia County Medical Society has two delegate positions to fill for the August FMA Annual Meeting. . If you are an FMA member and are interested in representi.... Read More

SCMS/OCMS 3rd Annual Legal Symposium

May 31, 2018 at 01:49 am by Staff

. Join the Orange and Seminole County Societies for this informative CME program for Physicians and Practice Managers. The agenda will cover some of the pressing issues phys.... Read More

Join Today's OCMS/SCMS HB 21 Seminar

May 24, 2018 at 08:51 pm by Staff

. Join the Orange and Seminole County Medical Society leadership as we discuss the implications and implementation of House Bill 21 - Controlled Substances. With the Legislat.... Read More

SCMS Awards Two Scholarships

May 24, 2018 at 09:38 am by Staff

The Seminole County Medical Society President, Fernando Alvarado, MD, and our Scholarship Chair, Udita Jahagirdar, MD, have awarded scholarships to two deserving students for.... Read More

SCAM ALERT! Your Top Doctor Award Plaque is ready to be shipped!

May 12, 2018 at 12:50 am by Staff

. The VCMS has been notified by a member office that they have received multiple calls/messages identical to the following... Hello, Dr. (name). This is Megan Gardena call.... Read More

Calling All Physician Leaders -Advocacy Opportunities Await

May 10, 2018 at 05:59 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The Orange and Seminole County Medical Societies are gearing up to participate in the 2018 Florida.... Read More

Saturday is National Rx Take Back Day

Apr 26, 2018 at 04:54 pm by Staff

. Fraser Cobbe, Orange County Medical Society, Seminole County Medical Society . Our organizations are pleased to support the work that is taking place in our community to ad.... Read More

Delicia M. Haynes, MD Recognized as the Volusia/Flagler Young Professional of the Year

Mar 28, 2018 at 10:09 pm by Staff

. The News-Journal's Volusia/ Flagler Business Report's third annual "40 Under 40" top honor went to VCMS Past President Delicia M. Haynes, MD. . The award recognizes out.... Read More

True Cost of Prior Authorization Revealed

Mar 22, 2018 at 03:39 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society A new study out this week from the American Medical Association (AMA) reveals how costly th.... Read More

2018 Legislative Session Delivers Mixed Bag for Physicians

Mar 15, 2018 at 08:01 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society The dust is settling on the 2018 Florida Legislative Session which came to a close on March 4th..... Read More

Volusia County Medical Society News and Events

Mar 07, 2018 at 11:35 am by Staff

Welcome New and Returning Members... . David Billmeier, MD - Family Medicine, Florida Health Care Plans Otakar Quadrat, MD, Cardiology, Cardiology Physicians Ryan Smith, D.... Read More

Impact of Opioid Crisis on Minors - Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 28th

Mar 06, 2018 at 09:23 pm by Staff

Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society Our local Medical Societies are pleased to participate in the heroin and opioid task forces.... Read More