Wyoming Medicaid Offers Provider Incentives for Program Participation

By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society The Wyoming Department of Health, Medicaid Division has developed three programs in an attempt to make their own programs more efficient and share some of that savings with Wyoming doctors. Perhaps The Department of Health’s best-known program for physician incentives is its Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program, which […]

Conferences, Webinars, Announcements, and Publications for August 22, 2017

The Wyoming Medical Society receives several solicitations for products, webinars, conferences, as well as publications from various sources. We share a cross section of this information here without endorsement. Announcements The Wyoming Medicaid newsletter for August offers many items that Wyoming physicians should at least consider. Among the subject matter is a policy change regarding […]

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Wyoming Awards State HIE Contract to Medicity

  By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society The Wyoming Department of Health announced this week that Medicity has been awarded a contract to be the vendor to develop the state’s Health Information Exchange (HIE). Contract negotiations are now underway with Medicity. Medicity is based in Utah and also serves Colorado, and Montana, which Wyoming Medicaid […]

Conferences, Publications, and Announcements for August 8

Each week the Wyoming Medical Society received a number of items in which it shares with its members without endorsement. Announcements The 2017 AMPAC Campaign School will be taking place Oct. 27-29 at the AMA Office in Washington, DC. The school is targeted to AMA members, their spouses, residents, medical students and medical society staff who want to become […]

March of Dimes Seeks RFPs for Grant Opportunities

The March of Dimes has released a request for proposals for 2018 grant funding. The community grants fund for 2018 is approximately $20,000. It is anticipated that one to five projects will be funded, with grants ranging from $500 to $20,000 each. Organizations serving American Indian pregnant women and other communities of color are highly encouraged […]

Announcements, Conferences, and Publications for July 13, 2017

Announcements The Wyoming Telehealth Network if asking physicians to complete a brief survey to help assess current practices and attitudes regarding telehealth services. In case you missed it, CMS released a statement regarding a new section on its website dedicated to the small or rural practices interested in participating in the Quality Payment Program. The site […]

Noridian’s Medicare Part B Provider Outreach Update

Noridian’s Medicare Part B Provider Outreach and Education Department has provided an update for WMS members below.  Noridian and CMS look to Associations to help facilitate communication of the following items to our members. This month’s update includes: Redeterminations Submitted in Noridian Medicare Portal: Providers are encouraged to submit their redetermination requests and associated documentation through […]

Wyoming Leaders In Medicine Opens Up Application Process

  The Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) has opened the application process for the inaugural Wyoming Leaders in Medicine Physician Leadership Academy. The WMS Wyoming Leaders in Medicine Physician Leadership Academy is a seven session leadership development program that takes place over nine months. Designed to build and enhance leadership skills of physicians, this program prepares participants to fill […]