New Web Page for Doctors and Other Clinicians Working in Small, Rural, or Underserved Areas

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new section on the Quality Payment Program on https://qpp.cms.gov/about/small-underserved-rural-practices dedicated to doctors and other clinicians working in small or rural practices as well as those treating patients in underserved areas. This page serves as a single point of reference to help you prepare for, and actively participate in, […]


Wyoming Department of Health Offers Free Syringes, and Glucosometers

The Wyoming Medication Donation Program received a large donation of gluocometers and insulin syringes that are available for low-income Wyoming residents who cannot afford these supplies. The Wyoming Medication Donation Program does not have a consistent supply of the strips, so patients will need to purchase their own strips. It does have all sizes of Insulin Syringes available. Click here […]


Events, Conferences, and Announcements for June 30

Announcements Our friend, James Bush, MD shared with us the fact that on May 30, 2017, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Vermont, the Department of Justice and the HHS OIG announced that eClinical Works (eCW) and some of its employees will pay a total of $155 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging […]


Noridian Announces Redetermination Change

Noridian has announced an added feature to the Noridian Medicare Portal (NMP), providers and suppliers who submit their redeterminations and/or reopenings through the portal will now receive the Level 1 Medicare Redetermination Notices (MRNs) via NMP. This means that if the outcome of the redetermination or reopening results in a fully favorable (payable) determination, the Remittance […]


Centennial Scholarship and WYOPAC Need Your Donation

JayCee Mikesell and Glen Clinton pose with WMS Past President and scholarship founder, Mike Jording at Jackson Lake Lodge on June 2. WMS Centennial Scholarship Donations Jaycee Mikesell of Green River and Cody’s Glen Clinton were awarded Centennial Scholarships, available to first year WWAMI students from Wyoming. The Centennial Scholarship, which Newcastle physician Mike Jording […]


WMS Board Meets in June With a Packed Agenda

The June 1 Board of Trustees meeting was the final meeting of Paul Johnson, MD’s presidency. By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society The Wyoming Medical Society’s (WMS) Board of Trustees met on June 1, at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park and addressed a full agenda of business ranging from PA autonomy, to […]


Events, Conferences, and Announcements for June 15

Announcements Noridian announces that as an added feature to the Noridian Medicare Portal (NMP), providers and suppliers who submit their redeterminations and/or reopenings through the portal will now receive the Level 1 Medicare Redetermination Notices (MRNs) via NMP. This means that if the outcome of the redetermination or reopening results in a fully favorable (payable) […]


WMS to Use Grant to Fund Wyoming Physician Leadership Program

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Medical Society will use a $150,000 grant from The Physician Foundation to fund a leadership program for Wyoming physicians. The program will allow a cohort of between 15-and-20 Wyoming physicians to take part in the program each year. The program will offer Wyoming physicians the opportunity to learn more about public […]


McGinley Elected WMS Board of Trustees President

CHEYENNE – Joseph McGinley, MD, PhD, will take over as the President of the Board of Trustees of The Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) on July 1, 2017. The WMS Board of Trustees is composed of executive officers and up to 16 county component society seats, who provide statewide representation. Retired physicians, physician assistants, residents, students […]


Conferences, Webinars, and Announcements for June 12

Each week the Wyoming Medical Society receives a number of emails and letters offering its physicians webinars, conferences, or other information. In this section we share that information without endorsement. Announcements If you haven’t yet heard, Frontiers in Medicine, the Wyoming Medical Center-sponsored CME meeting will be vastly different this year. The conference is now […]