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Physicians Boost District Economy by $5.6 Billion

  Washington, DC's 4,400-plus patient care physicians have a positive and lasting impact on the health of their patients and the health of our Nation's Capital as a whole. They play a vital role in the District's economy by supporting 29,102 jobs and generating $5.6 billion in economic activity, according to a new report just released by the Medical Society of the District of Columbia (MSDC) and the American Medical Association (AMA).

  Read the Press Release or read the Washington, DC Overview for more information.







CMS Comments on ICD-10 Deadline

   With enactment of the ”Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” on April 1, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) had been examining the implications of the act's ICD-10 provision. CMS had been quiet on the issue, but has now posted the following on its website:

The Secretary of Health and Human Services may not, prior to October 1, 2015, adopt ICD-10 code sets as the standard for codes sets under section 1173 (c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320d-2 (c)) and section 162.1002 of title 45, Code of Federal Regulations.”


Now What?
What does the ICD-10 delay mean to your practice?

MSDC will be offering a Member Webinar on May 20 about ICD-10, the new deadlines and critical next steps.
Registration coming soon!

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HIV/AIDS CME Requirement
Now Available! A self-study webinar to help meet the CME Requirement. Contact Pia Duryea for details.

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Calendar of Events

Drug Take Back Day

  April 26, 2014

  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

  Locate a collection site near you


Technically Speaking .... When Medicine & Technology Collide

  May 15, 2014

  6:00 PM

  Amer. College of Cardiology

  2400 N Street NW

Click for details and registration information. See more dates below.


What Does the ICD-10 Delay Mean To Your Practice? 

   May 20, 2014

   8:00 AM and Noon

Register for the webinar at 8 AM or Noon.


Technically Speaking ... When Medicine & Technology Collide
Register Now!!
   May 15, 2014
  June 11, 2014
  July 22, 2014

  September 16, 2014

  September 17, 2014

  October 14, 2014

  November 13, 2014

Click here for program and registration details.


2014 Flag Day Concert

Medical Muscial Group

  June 14, 2014

  8:00 PM

  Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall

  3001 Beauregard Street
  Alexandria, VA


Save the Date!

MSDC's 2014 Annual Meeting & Reception will be held on October 22, 2014.

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