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December 26: CSMS Prepares for 2020 Legislative Session

December 19: CSMS Announces New Acting Executive Director

December 12: CSMS Takes on Rapidly Changing Surprise Billing Legislation

December 5: Surprise Billing Fight Continues – Action Needed to STOP Devastating Legislation!

November 27: Thanksgiving Special: A Sneak Peek at the CSMS 2020 Legislative Agenda

November 21: CSMS AMA Delegation Success at Interim Meeting

November 14: Connecticut Medicine Celebrates a Landmark Year & Prepares for 2020!

November 7: CSMS Takes Increased Action on HDHPs – Advocating for Physicians & Patients!

October 31: CSMS Strategizes with Specialty Societies about the 2020 Legislative Session

October 24: Shocking Decline in Student Vaccinations: CSMS Pushes for Removing Non-medical Vaccine Exemptions

October 17: CSMS Legislative Victory In Action: HDHP Task Force Launches This Week!

October 3: CT Congressional Delegation Stand with CSMS in Anthem Termination Fight — Plus CSMS Welcome Bollepalli Subbarao, MD as its 181st President!

September 26: CSMS Takes on Insurance Shortcomings and Prior Authorization — Plus CSMS Annual Celebration is a Sellout!

September 19: CSMS Advocates for Religious Vaccine Exemption Repeal, Stands with Governor and DPH

September 12: CSMS Advocacy Against Anthem Medicare Advantage Terminations Makes Headlines

September 5: CSMS Is Advocating to Combat the Anthem Medicare Advantage Termination of Physicians

August 28: Last Push for Surprise Billing Legislation

August 22: CSMS President Defends Health Care Equality

August 15: Take Action to End Surprise Billing, Plus CSMS defends LGBTQ+ community

August 8: CSMS Strongly Defends Vaccine at CMS, DPH Round Table Event

August 1: CSMS Says Goodbye to a Former President, Editor, Mentor, Friend

July 25: CSMS Action on Surprise Billing Heats Up as Congressional August Recess Approaches

July 18: CSMS Joins AMA In Surprise Billing Fight -Introducing a NEW Affinity Partner: First Data – Merchant Processing Made Easy!

July 11: CSMS Intensifies Surprise Billing Advocacy – As Hearings Heat Up!

July 3: CSMS Sets Off Fireworks in Surprise Billing Battle

June 27: CSMS Intensifies Push for Surprise Billing Legislation

June 20: CSMS Amps Up Surprise Billing Advocacy- Plus: Meet the New Editor of Connecticut Medicine.

June 13: CSMS Delegation Successful at AMA Annual Meeting – Plus new efforts to take on Surprise Billing

June 6: CSMS Celebrates 2019 Legislative Victories!

May 30: CSMS Aggressively Advocates for Key Legislation as Session Winds Down

May 24: CSMS Celebrates Mental Health Parity Victory and Actively Advocates for Physicians & Patients

May 16: CSMS Members: Call to Action in Support of MA Vaccine Legislation

May 9: CSMS Journal Looks to Find “Hope” in the Opioid Crisis

May 2: CSMS Fights to Reduce Tax Burdens on Surgery Centers

April 25: CSMS Pushes Legislators to Pass HDHP Reform – Your Voice is Needed!

April 18: CSMS Legislative RECAP: Victories and Advocacy Continue – LESS Then 2 Months Left in the Session!

April 11: CSMS Hosts ABMS Leaders at Regional Summit with Members

April 4: CSMS Leading Efforts to Protect and Defend Those Battling Opioid Addiction- NEW Legislative Action This Week!

March 28: CSMS on a Public Health Crusade: Says No to Recreational Marijuana!

March 21: CSMS March Madness!  Tracking 400 pieces of legislation, providing testimony on more than 60.

March 14: CSMS Intensifies Action at the Capitol – Defending Physicians & Protecting Patients

March 7: CSMS Leads the Charge for Improving Patient Care in CT – Legislative Testimony Heats Up

February 28: Public Testimony Continues – What CSMS Did This Week to Preserve the Practice of Medicine

February 14: Legislative Momentum Heats Up – CSMS Champions Dozens of New Proposed Bills This Week

February 7: Protecting Physicians from More Red Tape and Burden – CSMS Testifies on 25 Proposed Bills This Week

February 1: CSMS Top Priority Legislation (HDHP) Scheduled for a Public Hearing on Thursday

January 24: CSMS Gets a Hearing on Key Initiatives: Including HDHP!

January 17: Early Legislative Victories for CSMS – Progress in Tackling HDHP and Physician Recruitment!

January 10: CSMS Gets Ready for the 2019 Legislative Session – Power to the Physicians!

January 3: CSMS Targets Discrimination in Health Care

December 27: CSMS Celebrates the Editor of Connecticut Medicine

December 20: CSMS Stands Up to State Agencies to Protect the Practice of Medicine and Patient Care

December 13: Preparing You for 2019 – What to Expect and How We Can Help

December 6: Vital Information on Opioid Prescribing – Your Medicare Part D Roadmap

November 29, 2018: E-News CMS Listens to CSMS Members Regarding Drug Costs

November 21, 2018: E-News MIPS Reporting Update & More Opposition to Step Therapy — Special Thanksgiving Edition

November 15, 2018: E-News CMS Responds to Clinician Burdens – Plus Multi-State Health Equity Meeting

November 8, 2018: E-News The Election Is Over, Now What?

November 1, 2018: E-News Demands for Modernizing Anti-Kick Back Laws Made to CMS

October 25, 2018: E-News CSMS & CTHealthLink Shine in Heath Care Panel Discussion on Innovations

October 18, 2018: E-News Changes from DSS and CPMRS That Will Impact Your Practice

October 11, 2018: E-News Opposition of CVS/Aetna Merger Continues – Despite DOJ Ruling!  Plus Physician Burnout Prevention Tips

October 4, 2018: E-News Exciting HIE Collaboration with the State – Plus Opposition to CVS/Aetna Merger

September 28, 2018: Special Edition E-News – Highlights from CSMS Annual Meeting

September 20, 2018: E-News Physicians Foundation Survey Results – What Are CT Physicians Thinking?

September 13, 2018: E-News CVS to Answer Your Toughest Questions: CSMS Hosts Member Forum

September 6, 2018: E-News CSMS Committee Takes on Social Determinates of Health

August 30, 2018: E-News Election Season Heats Up – CSMS Gives You Unprecedented Access to the Candidates

August 23, 2018: E-News CSMS Opposes CMS Rule and Advocates for More Time with Patients, Less Documentation Burden

August 16, 2018: E-News Change is Coming to CT! Engage with Candidates at CSMS hosted Gubernatorial Forum

August 9, 2018: E-News CMS Rate Announcement Impact & EMR Incentives 

August 2, 2018: E-News Fighting for Women’s Health Care and Update on Annual Meeting Speakers

July 26, 2018: E-News Your Input May Save You Money on Health Insurance 

July 19, 2018: E-News Exciting New Member Benefit to Save you Time & Money

July 12, 2018: E-News CMS Announces Historic Changes – Plus Workers’ Compensation Practitioner Fee Schedule Announced

July 5, 2018: E-News New Laws Impact Prescribing & Expand Telemedicine  – Plus, MIPS scores now available & HIE webinar next week

June 28, 2018: E-News Accessing Medicare Claims Just Got Easier – Plus, Member News and New Webinar Information

June 14,2018: E-News Advocacy Success Continues, Plus, News from the AMA Annual Meeting

May 17, 2018: E-News Scope of Practice Under Attack – CSMS Fights for You!

May 3, 2018: E-News Positive Legislation & Action Needed!

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