Independent Physicians

Benefits of the Physicians Society of Central Florida Foundation

Oct 06, 2020 at 11:09 am by pj

  The Physicians Society of Central Florida Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Physicians Society of Central Florida and focuses on medical education within our.... Read More

DOL Narrows Definition of Healthcare Provider Under Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Sep 17, 2020 at 12:53 pm by pj

  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has posted revisions to regulations that implemented the paid sick leave and expanded family and medi.... Read More

Five Tax-Saving Strategies for Medical Professionals

Sep 14, 2020 at 01:45 pm by pj

  Taxes are inevitable and we all have to pay them; though many people are surprised to find that they are paying more taxes than they should. While everyone has to pay.... Read More

Medical Practices with PPP Loans Could Face Liability if Found Non-Compliant with SBA Rules

Sep 08, 2020 at 01:46 pm by pj

By Peter de Boisblanc Take-away: In order to receive a PPP loan, you were required to meet the “necessity certification” requirement and have considered alte.... Read More

Fine-Tune Prior Auth: Get Ahead of the Elective Procedure Rush

Sep 08, 2020 at 01:36 pm by pj

  By Marcia Leighton In a pre-COVID-19 world, prior authorizations were a top concern of CFOs as a major source of claims denials and rework. Prior authorization cost h.... Read More

10 Things to Remember for Your Practice

Apr 02, 2020 at 10:48 am by pj

The Integrated Independent Physicians Network has released a list of ten things for physicians to keep in mind to help their practices weather the current crisis.   Pro.... Read More

Health Insurance Program to Deliver Benefits for Local Physicians

Oct 24, 2019 at 11:15 am by pj

Fraser Cobbe, Executive Director  Physicians Society of Central Florida    The Physicians Society of Central Florida (PSCF) Board of Directors is extremely p.... Read More

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

Call to Action on Proposed Reform of the E&M Codes

Aug 16, 2018 at 08:40 pm by Staff

. Fraser Cobbe Orange County Medical Society Seminole County Medical Society During the recent Florida Medical Association Annual Meeting the FMA House of Delegates voted.... 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