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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 […]


Wyoming Leaders in Medicine Physician Leadership Academy Advisory Committee

        The Wyoming Leaders in Medicine Physician Leadership Academy is headed up by an Advisory Committee, which offers the program direction, as well as taking part in program planning. The 2017 Advisory Committee includes: Paul Johnson, MD – WMS Past President (Cheyenne) Larry Kirven, MD – WWAMI Assistant, WWAMI Clinical Coordinator, WMS […]


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 […]


WMS 2017 Legislative Bill Tracker

Below is a listing of the bills the Wyoming Medical Society followed during the 2017 Legislative Session, as well as the action that was taken on them. SF021 – Death Certificates:  AN ACT relating to vital records; providing that an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant may complete the medical certification of a death […]


WY-AAP Letter of Support Request

The University of Utah and the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City are asking Wyoming Pediatric Clinics for letters of support as they seek a grant from the National Cancer Institute to improve HPV vaccination rates in the Intermountain West. Funds from the grant would go towards refining and implementing a multi-level intervention to […]


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 […]


Events, Conferences, and Announcements for May 24

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 On Monday May 8, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) mailed letters to Medicare-enrolled clinician practices identified by a taxpayer identification number […]


Joint Labor Covers Data Security, MPCD, and CHIP

Joint Labor, Health, and Social Services Co-Chair Senator Charles Scott (R-Casper) speaks to his committee during last week’s Committee meeting in Casper.  By Tom Lacock Wyoming Medical Society There was no lack of discussion or spirit to last week’s Joint Labor, Health, and Social Services Subcommittee meeting in Casper. The committee of Wyoming lawmakers who […]



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