News & Events

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 […]

ABFM Offers PRIME Registry for Free

The ABFM has just announced that it is offering the PRIME Registry FREE to the first 2,000 board-certified family physicians who sign up! One major advantage of this offer is that you can also report for MIPS for free through PRIME—though physicians must sign up before July 31, 2017 to be ready to report for […]

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 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 […]