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MSDC Release
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
RELEASE: MSDC Mourns Passing of Past President Lewis Biben, MD »
MSDC Mourns Passing of Past President Lewis Biben, MD Washington, D.C., October 22, 2019 - The Medical Soc...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
RELEASE: MSDC Bemoans Passing of Beloved Past President Dr. Carlos Silva »
MSDC Bemoans Passing of Beloved Past President Carlos Silva, MD Washington, D.C., October 16, 2019 – Carlos...
Monday, October 14, 2019
Rosie Blakely, Former MSDC Communications Manager, Passes Away »
Rosie Blakely, Former MSDC Communications Manager, Passes Away Washington, D.C., October 14, 2019 - The Medical...
Friday, September 27, 2019
RELEASE: MSDC Partners with Physicians Committee to Boost Medical Education on Nutrition »
MSDC Partners With Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine to Boost Medical Education on Nutrition Educatio...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
MSDC Urges Council to Provide Adequate Healthcare Funding East of the River »
MSDC Urges Council to Provide Adequate Healthcare Funding East of the River Continuous and Appropriate Care Is Criti...

Practice Alerts
Friday, November 8, 2019
RELEASE: DC's Section 1115 Behavioral Health Transformation Demo Approved »
District of Columbia Section 1115 Medicaid Behavioral Health Transformation Demonstration Approved The District’...
Thursday, October 3, 2019
2019-20 Influenza Season Surveillance and Vaccine Update »
To review the full notice, please visit: https://dchealth.dc.gov/page/health-notices .  
Friday, September 13, 2019
DHCF: Removal of Prior Authorization (PA) Requirement for HCPCS code J0887, J0888 »
Removal of Prior Authorization (PA) Requirement for HCPCS code J0887, J0888 Source: DC Department of Health Care Fin...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
DHCF: Coverage of Medical Abortions »
Policy and Procedure: Coverage of Medical Abortions Source: DC Department of Healthcare Finance, August 9, 2019...
Thursday, May 23, 2019
DC HEALTH: Mandatory PDMP Registration By July 31, 2019 »
If you are already registered with the DC PDMP, no further action is required . For those not registered with the PD...

Public Health
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
DC HEALTH: Guidance on Testing, Reporting of LEgionellosis »
Health Notice for DC Healthcare Providers To review the full notice, please visit: https://dchealth.dc.gov/...
Thursday, April 11, 2019
DC Health: HIV, Hepatitis, STD and TB Case Reporting Updates »
Health Notice for District of Columbia Health Care Providers HIV, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Case Reporting Updates Sou...
Monday, April 1, 2019
DC Health: Guidance on Measles Testing and Control Measures »
The following is from a notice from DC Health, Division of Epidemiology–Disease Surveillance and Investigation, poste...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
DC Health: Guidance on Mumps Testing and Control Measures »
Health Notice for District of Columbia Health Care Providers: Guidance on Mumps Testing and Control Measures Sourc...
Friday, October 26, 2018
Leading DC Medical Organization and DC Physicians Urge Women to Receive Testing For Breast Cancer »
Leading D.C. Medical Organization and District Physicians Urge Women to Receive Testing For Breast Cancer during Breast Ca...

Metropolitan Washington, DC
Thursday, April 18, 2019
New Interim CEO of Howard University Hospital »
The following is an email, dated April 16, 2019, sent from the Office of the President, Howard University .  ...
Friday, April 5, 2019
AMA: District of Columbia takes important step to reverse opioid epidemic »
  F OR IM MEDIATE RELEASE             &...
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...

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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