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MSDC Release
Friday, August 3, 2018
Message on My Upcoming Retirement, from the Medical Society's Executive Vice President »
Dear Medical Society Member: On August 9, 2018, I will be stepping down as the Executive Vice President of the Medica...
Monday, July 30, 2018
IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MSDC Names Robert Hay Jr. As New EVP »
Medical Society of the District of Columbia Names Robert Hay Jr. As New Executive Vice President Washington,...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
MSDC Seeks New Executive Vice President (Position Profile) »
MSDC Seeks New Executive Vice President Position Profile Now Available The Medical Society of the District of...
Friday, February 2, 2018
MSDC Announces Search for New Executive Vice President »
Medical Society of the District of Columbia Announces Search for New Executive Vice President Board Salutes Outgoi...
Monday, January 23, 2017
Court Order Halts $37 Billion Merger That Was Bad Medicine for Elderly Patients »
Court Order Halts $37 Billion Merger That Was Bad Medicine for Elderly Patients in Washington, DC January 23, 201...

Practice Alerts
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
DHCF: Update to Vision Care »
Update to Vision Care Source: DC Department of Healthcare Finance, August 7, 2018 The purpose of this transmitta...
Monday, August 6, 2018
DC Health: 2018-19 Renewals for DC Physicians and Allied Health Prof. »
2018-2019 Renewals DC Board of Medicine, August 3, 2018 The following was an email blast from Frank Meyers, Exec...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
DHCF: Policy and Procedure: MCO Behavioral Health Covered Services »
Policy and Procedure: MCO Behavioral Health Covered Services Source: DC Department of Health Care Finance transmittal...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
DHCF: Prior Authorization for Therapeutic Abortions »
Prior Authorization Process for Therapeutic Abortions under the District of Columbia Fee-for Services (FFS) Medicaid progr...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
DC DoH: Vector-borne Illnesses »
See the DC Department of Health health notice covers updates to DC Health’s vector-borne disease recommendations. Includin...

Public Health
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
DC Health: Be Alert for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - Hajj Pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia Underway »
Increased Vigilance for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Among Persons Who Travel to Saudi Arabia for the Annual Pilgrim...
Saturday, July 23, 2016
5 Nutrition Facts: Misconceptions that Sabotage Patient Health »
5 Nutrition Facts: Misconceptions that Sabotage Patient Health Source: AMA Wire, July 15, 2016 The fig...
Friday, July 1, 2016
Most Americans Want More Federal Money To Stop Zika: Poll »
 Source: Kaiser Health News, Phil Galewitz, June 30, 2016 A large majority of Americans want the federal gov...

Metropolitan Washington, DC
Monday, March 13, 2017
Vincent Gray Prepares to Battle Over United Medical Center »
  Gray Positions Himself for Fight with Bowser Over United Medical Center Source: Washington Business...
Thursday, September 1, 2016
DC Orders CareFirst to Issue Rebates with $51 Million Surplus »
DC DISB Orders CareFirst to Issue Rebates with Excess Surplus Source: The DC Department of Insurance, Securities an...
Friday, August 19, 2016
MSDC Urges DC Residents to Make Back-to-School Vaccinations a Family Affair »
Medical Society of the District of Columbia Urges DC Residents to Make Back-to-School Vaccinations a Family Affair and Ens...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
District of Columbia Confirms Seven Consecutive Years of Declining New HIV Cases »
PRESS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2016   CONTACT: LaTo...
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Mayor Bowser Signs “Sale of Synthetic Drugs Emergency Amendment Act of 2015” Into Law »
Source: DC.gov Businesses warned: "Two strikes, you're out" (Washington, DC)  July 15, 2015 - Toda...

National
Thursday, August 23, 2018
AMA Letter to Walmart CEO on Opioid Policy »
The below is excerpted from an August 16, 2018, letter from the AMA to Walmart CEO and President Doug McMillon...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
MSDC Advocacy Urges Access to Healthy Food to Curb Obesity and Diet-Related Illness »
MSDC Leads Effort to Decrease Obesity and Increase Access to Healthful Foods, Especially Among the Poor At the Ann...
Friday, May 5, 2017
A Squeaker In The House Becomes Headache For The Senate »
A Squeaker In The House Becomes Headache For The Senate Source: Kaiser Health News, Julie Rovner, May 4, 2017...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attention to Doctor Burnout Benefits Patients and Doctors Alike »
Attention to Doctor Burnout Benefits Patients and Doctors Alike Source: NBC4 Washington, Doreen Gentzler and Christ...
Friday, January 13, 2017
Congress Votes Along Party Lines to Repeal Affordable Care Act »
House Votes to Begin Obamacare Repeal Process Source: Washington Post, Mike DeBonis, January 13, 2017 Congr...

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